EMDR and writing therapy found to be quick, effective in treating children with PTSD

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PTSD is a psychiatric disorder which can develop after exposure to a traumatic event such as a terrorist attack, a road traffic accident, sexual or physical abuse. Previous research shows that PTSD can be treated effectively in adults with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) or trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy/imaginary exposure. Until now, however, strong evidence for the efficacy of EMDR in children has been lacking. [Excerpt]

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English

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“EMDR and writing therapy found to be quick, effective in treating children with PTSD,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed July 27, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/24537.

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