The use of EMDR with refugees and asylum seekers: A review of research studies
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) (Shapiro, 2001), is an evidence based therapy for PTSD and could be effective in the treatment of traumatized and therefore, has been endorses as a treatment of choice in many national and international health organizations including the World Health Organization. This article reviews the current state of knowledge regarding the use of EMDR n the refuges and asylum seekers treatment of PTSD. Recently, there is a growing interest in implementing EMDR as a trauma-focused intervention. On reviewing nine studies, authors found that EMDR was more efficacious against waitlist, and was equally efficacious against stabilization.
Original Work Citation
Gattinara, P. C., & Pallini, S. (2017, October). The use of EMDR with refugees and asylum seekers: A review of research studies. Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 14(5), 341-344
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