For many female vets, healing from trauma starts with the eyes
There are a host of methods to treat such veterans, like cognitive processing therapy and exposure therapy. These psychotherapies, while medically sound, can require a patient be in treatment for months, if not years. Contrast that with the use of a technique called eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, whose adherents say can rehabilitate combat veterans with PTSD in fewer sessions. [Excerpt]
Original Work Citation
Jaafari, J. D. (2018, March 6). For many female vets, healing from trauma starts with the eyes. Nation Swell. Retrieved from http://nationswell.com/treating-female-vets-trauma-with-emdr/
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