The Role of Eye Movements in EMDR: Conducting Eye Movements While Concentrating on Negative Autobiographical Memories Results in Fewer Intrusions

The aim of this research was to evaluate the effect of eye movements on vividness, emotionality, and suppression of memories.

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Perceptions and Use of EMDR Therapy in Rape Crisis Centers

This study sought to determine the extent to which rape crisis centers use EMDR therapy, practitioners’ perceptions of EMDR, and the provider characteristics that might support or hinder implementation of EMDR in this setting.

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Standard EMDR Protocol for Alcohol and Substance Dependence Comorbid With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Four Cases With 12-Month Follow-Up

This case series outlines the effect that the standard EMDR protocol had on alcohol and substance dependence for 4 patients who attended our Post Traumatic Stress Clinic in Australia, primarily for treatment for PTSD.

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EMDR Within Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Teams

This article describes how EMDR can be used in a National Health Service (NHS) mental health crisis team with individuals who are expressing strong desire and intent to die by suicide.

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EMDR Protocol for Recent Critical Incidents: A Randomized Controlled Trial in a Technological Disaster Context

This research evaluated the effectiveness of the EMDR Protocol for Recent Critical Incidents (EMDR-PRECI) in reducing posttraumatic stress symptoms related to an explosion in Mexico City that killed 7 employees.

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Neuropsychological and Physiological Outcomes Pre- and Post-EMDR Therapy for a Woman With PTSD: A Case Study

This article provides a comprehensive review of the literature on the neurocognitive impact of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and reports on a quantitative single-case study.

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Single Case Study: Does EMDR Psychotherapy Work on Emotional Eating?

This article presents the methods and results of a single case study treating the effects of “emotional eating” (EE).

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The Effectiveness of Evidence-Based Treatments in Treatment of Active Military Personnel and Their Families

We analyzed archival clinical outcome data from U.S. military clientele, being seen in military community counseling centers, who received a PTSD-EBT, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)d.

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Book Reviews (JEMDR volume 9, issue 3)

Reviews of recently published EMDR-related titles by Nancy J. Abel & John M. O’Brien; James Knipe; Ulrich F. Lanius, Sandra Paulsen, & Frank M. Corrigan (Eds.); Joan Lovett; Trudy Mooren & Martijn Stöfsel; Joanne Morris-Smith & Michel Silvestre; Dolores Mosquera & Anabel Gonzalez; Mark I. Nickerson & Joshua Goldstein; Arianne Struik; Bessel A. van der Kolk; Debra Wesselmann, Cathy Schweitzer, & Stefanie Armstrong.

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Integrated Trauma Treatment in Drug Court: Combining EMDR Therapy and Seeking Safety

Trauma and co-occurring substance use disorders are disproportionately prevalent in individuals involved in the criminal justice system.

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Integrating EMDR Into a Novel Evolutionary-Based Therapy for Depression: A Case Study of Postpartum Depression

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders. Postpartum depression affects about 9% of women who give birth. Despite significant advances in research, depressive disorders remain difficult to treat.

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Integration of Religion and Spirituality Into Trauma Psychotherapy: An Example in Suism?

A brief summary of the cultural applicability of EMDR is provided, and research which showed the value of incorporating religion and/or spirituality into psychotherapy, particularly Islamic Sufism.

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