EMDR Treatment of Recent Events and Community Disasters
With the recent terrible event at the Boston Marathon, we are reminded of the need to treat community disasters with competence and caring. A resource for clinicians on EMDR Treatment of Recent Events and Community Disasters can be found in the entire open access issue of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, Volume 2, Number 2, 2008 at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/springer/emdr/2008/00000002/00000002;jsessionid=1kko1pkpujmlo.alice.
A more current study: The EMDR Protocol for Recent Critical Incidents: Brief Report of an Application in a Human Massacre Situation was published in the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, Volume 5, Number 4, 2011 at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/springer/emdr/2011/00000005/00000004/art00002.
EMDR for Disaster-Exposed Children - a 2011 Randomized Controlled Study: An EMDR Research Foundation Translating Research Into Practice link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3402133/pdf/EJPT-2-5694.pdf
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