Eye movement desensitization reprocessing, post traumatic stress disorder, and trauma: A review of randomized controlled trials with children and adolescents (Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal)

This article examines RCTs of EMDR with children and adolescents published between 1998 and 2010.

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The Effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in the Treatment of Traumatized Children and Youth (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Differences between Type I and Type II traumas and the effects of EMDR on traumatic stress of children/youth with these traumas.

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy with children who have experienced sexual abuse and trauma (Wiley, 2011)

EMDR psychotherapy can be used with children who experienced sexual trauma. Learn more in this comprehensive guide to treatment of child sexual abuse.

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing as a therapeutic intervention for traumatized children and adolescents: A systematic review of the evidence for family therapists (Journal of Family Therapy)

This article reviews literature on individual EMDR in traumatized children.

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A randomized comparison of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in disaster-exposed children (European Journal of Psychotraumatology)

This article shows that both CBT and EMDR produced significant reductions in trauma-related symptoms, reached in fewer sessions with EMDR.

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A randomised comparison of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) in disaster-exposed children (European Journal of Psychotraumatology)

Comparing the effectiveness and efficiency of CBT vs. EMDR in disaster-exposed children and adolescents with trauma-related symptoms.

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EMDR for Childhood PTSD After Road Traffic Accidents: Attentional, Memory, and Attributional Processes (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

EMDR was used with 11 children who developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after road traffic accidents. All improved such that none met criteria for PTSD on standardized assessments after an average of only 2.4 sessions.

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The use of EMDR in treatment of traumatized Iraqi children (Digest of Middle East Studies)

Study to determine the prevalence of PTSD and the effectiveness of EMDR treatment in traumatized Iraqi children.

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The Integrative Use of EMDR and Clinical Hypnosis in the Treatment of Adults Abused as Children (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Case vignettes illustrate the integrative use of clinical hypnosis and EMDR in the treatment of adults who experienced childhood abuse.

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A wait-list controlled pilot study of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) for children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms from motor vehicle accidents (Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry)

Efficacy of EMDR vs. six-week wait-list in treatment of 27 children (aged 6 to 12 years) with PTSD symptoms after a motor vehicle accident.

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Efficacy of EMDR in children: A meta-analysis (Clinical Psychology Review)

The discussion focuses on the future replication of EMDR findings and further research on post-traumatic stress in children.

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Evidence of the Efficacy of EMDR With Children and Adolescents in Individual Psychotherapy: A Review of the Research Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Challenges to conducting research on psychotherapy with children & the debate regarding the assessment and diagnosis of PTSD in children.

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