Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing vs. treatment-as-usual for non-specific chronic back pain patients with psychological trauma: A randomized controlled pilot study (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

Preliminary evidence that pain-focused EMDR could help non-specific chronic back pain patients with previous psychological trauma.

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Self-esteem treatment in anxiety: A randomized controlled crossover trial of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) versus competitive memory training (COMET) in patients with anxiety disorders (Behaviour Research and Therapy)

Study comparing EMDR vs. Competitive Memory Training (COMET) for low self-esteem in patients with anxiety disorders.

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Amygdala volumetric change following psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences)

Impact of EMDR and prolonged exposure on the volumes of the amygdala and hippocampus in 20 patients with PTSD assessed via MRI.

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Evaluating the Efficacy of EMDR With Grieving Individuals: A Randomized Control Trial (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

This study compared the effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) with an integrated cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention for grief.

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy v. stabilisation as usual for refugees: Randomised controlled trial (The British Journal of Psychiatry)

A study to determine the safety and efficacy of EMDR vs. stabilisation as usual in an adult refugee population with PTSD, an RCT.

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Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy integrated with systematic desensitization, cognitive behavioral therapy combined with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy combined with virtual reality exposure therapy methods in the treatment of flight anxiety: A randomized trial (Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment)

Comparing effectiveness of treatments for fear of flying: CBT with systematic desensitization, CBT with EMDR, and CBT with virtual reality.

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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing versus cognitive-behavioral therapy for adult posttraumatic stress disorder: Systematic review and meta-analysis (The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease)

Meta-analysis looking at the effectiveness of EMDR compared to CBT for adult PTSD.

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REM desensitization as a new therapeutic method for post-traumatic stress disorder: A randomized controlled trial (Acta Medica Indonesiana)

Study aimed to evaluate rapid eye movement (REM) desensitization as a new therapeutic approach in PTSD in comparison with EMDR.

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Prolonged exposure vs eye movement desensitization and reprocessing vs waiting list for posttraumatic stress disorder in patients with a psychotic disorder: A randomized clinical trial (Journal of American Medical Association Psychiatry)

Efficacy and safety of prolonged exposure (PE) therapy and EMDR therapy in patients with psychotic disorders and comorbid PTSD.

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing as an Adjunctive Treatment of Unipolar Depression: A Controlled Study (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Patients with unipolar primary depression were treated with CBT or CBT & EMDR. Patients treated with adjunctive EMDR saw additional benefit.

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Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: What works in children with posttraumatic stress symptoms? A randomized controlled trial (European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)

Forty-eight children (8–18 years) were randomly assigned to eight sessions of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy or EMDR.

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EMDR and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Panic Disorder: A Comparison (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Comparison of two treatments for panic disorder: eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) & cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

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