Research Corner

Research Corner is a regular column that appears in each quarterly issue of the EMDRIA Magazine, Go With That, and the EMDR Europe Newsletter. It lists citations, abstracts, and preprint/reprint information (when available) on all EMDR therapy related journal articles.

The listings include peer reviewed research reports and case studies directly related to EMDR therapy, whether favorable or not, including original studies, review articles and meta-analyses accepted for publication or that have appeared in the previous six months in scholarly journals.

Authors and others aware of articles accepted for publication are invited to submit pre-press or reprint information. Listings in this column will exclude: published comments and most letters to the editor, non-peer reviewed articles, non-English articles unless the abstract is in English, dissertations, and conference presentations, as well as books, book chapters, tapes, CDs, and videos.

Most Recent Articles about EMDR Research

EMDR Therapy Beginnings: Francine Shapiro

January 5, 2021

The dawn of a new year has us appreciating new beginnings. New projects and fresh starts often need persistence and courage to get them off the ground. The beginning of…

Year in Review: EMDR Therapy in the time of COVID-19

December 7, 2020

2020 has been a tumultuous year and the Coronavirus has created stress and anxiety in many lives. The upending of traditional face-to-face mental health therapy hit the EMDR community especially…

EMDR Therapy and OCD

October 25, 2020

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders can take an emotional toll on those who cope with and manage the symptoms on a day to day basis. In addition, OCD presents…

EMDR Therapy Indicated as the Most Cost-Effective Trauma Treatment

July 28, 2020

Mavranezouli, et al. (2020) assessed the cost-effectiveness of a range of interventions for adults with PTSD in this thorough analysis. They stated: “EMDR was found to be the most cost-effective…

The Scientific Status of EMDR Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD

March 31, 2020

ARE THERE DIFFERENCES IN RATES OR TREATMENT RESPONSE BETWEEN COMBAT-RELATED AND CIVILIAN PTSD? In this review of research on EMDR treatment for combat-related trauma, we begin with the question: Are…

Research Corner | March 2020

March 28, 2020

This material was published in the EMDRIA magazine Go With That in March 2020. Research Corner | March 2020

Research and Treatment Guidelines for EMDR

A bibliography of EMDR Research with short descriptions, this document covers a wide range of peer-reviewed journal articles about EMDR including meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, non-randomized studies, and reviews of efficacy and treatment models. It also includes international treatment guidelines and recommendations from mental health agencies.