Post-natal PTSD: 'I relived childbirth over and over again'

Description

Months after the birth, she noticed her emotions were not fading so tried cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) followed by a successful programme of eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR).

EMDR works on the theory that traumatic memories have not been properly processed by the brain, but can be reprocessed correctly via therapy involving eye movement, aural and physical prompts. [Excerpt]

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Other

Language

English

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Staff

Original Work Citation

Staff. (2018, November 28). Post-natal PTSD: 'I relived childbirth over and over again'. BBC News. Retrieved from https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leeds-46347942 on 1/30/2019

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Citation

“Post-natal PTSD: 'I relived childbirth over and over again',” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed July 9, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/25722.

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