Skills training followed by either EMDR or narrative therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in adult survivors of childhood abuse: A randomized controlled trial (European Journal of Psychotraumatology)

This study compared STAIR plus EMDR therapy vs. STAIR plus narrative therapy for PTSD.

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Visual Schema Displacement Therapy versus Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy versus waitlist in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder: results of a randomized clinical trial (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

This randomized controlled trial investigated the use of Visual Schema Displacement Therapy (VSDT) vs EMDR therapy vs waitlist in the treatment of PTSD.

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Randomized controlled trial investigating web-based, therapist delivered eye movement desensitization and reprocessing for adults with suicidal ideation (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

This study investigated the application of online EMDR therapy in the treatment of suicidal ideation.

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The working mechanisms of imagery rescripting and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: Findings from a randomised controlled trial (Behaviour Research and Therapy)

This study provides insight into the working mechanisms of imagery rescripting and EMDR.

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Mixed-methods randomised study exploring the feasibility and acceptability of eye-movement desensitisation and reprocessing for improving the mental health of traumatised survivors of intensive care following hospital discharge: protocol (BMJ Open)

“This study assesses the feasibility and acceptability of using eye-movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) to improve the mental health of ICU survivors.”

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A pragmatic randomized comparison of intensive EMDR and intensive PC for victims of crime (Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy)

These results support the value of intensive trauma-focused therapy and indicate that progressive counting (PC) may be comparable to EMDR.

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The effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder: A randomized controlled trial (Archives of Clinical Psychiatry)

The study found that eye movement desensitization shows a direct and significant link with the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Management of anxiety using eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy in children undergoing extraction: A randomized controlled pilot study (Journal of Dental Anesthesia and Pain Medicine)

Evaluating anxiety trends in pediatric dental patients during local anesthesia and extraction with and without EMDR therapy.

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A pragmatic randomized controlled exploratory trial of the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy for psychotic disorder (Journal of Psychiatric Research)

Study shows that EMDR can reduce the impact of traumatic events for patients with a psychotic disorder in a clinical setting in the UK.

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy compared to usual treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in adults with psychosis in forensic settings: Randomized controlled trial (Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy)

This trial assesses the efficacy & risks of EMDR with PTSD & psychotic disorders receiving forensic care, including inpatients & prisoners.

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Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing as add-on treatment to enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy for patients with anorexia nervosa reporting childhood maltreatment: A quasi-experimental multicenter study (European Eating Disorders Review)

This study reports reduced eating disorder (ED) symptoms and dissociative symptoms and improved outcomes for patients with anorexia nervosa and childhood maltreatment when EMDR therapy was added to enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT-E).

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The effect of cognitive behavioural therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing techniques on infertile women: A randomized controlled trial (Reproductive Biomedicine Online)

This randomized controlled trial looks at the effects of CBT and EMDR therapy on the psychological and emotional effects of infertility.

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