Psychological therapy for functional neurological disorder: Examining impact on dissociation, psychological distress and general functioning (Journal of Trauma and Dissociation)

This study explored the dissociative profile of patients with functional neurological disorder (FND) and evaluated whether individual psychological therapy improved dissociative symptoms, psychological distress and general functioning.

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EMDR: dispelling the false memory creation myth in response to Otgaar et al. (2022a) (Frontiers in Psychology)

This paper examines an article by Otgaar et al. (2022a) which claims that psychotherapy can induce false memories of trauma.

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Treatment for childhood and adolescent dissociation: A systematic review (Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy)

A systematic review for treatment of childhood and adolescent dissociation.

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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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Au-delà du DES-II : dépister les troubles dissociatifs en thérapie EMDR (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

L’échelle des expériences dissociatives (DES-II) reste l’outil de dépistage rapide le plus largement utilisé pour repérer les symptômes …

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Petals of a Rose: Dissociative Identity Disorder Accurately Portrayed

Film realistically depicting a day in the life of a woman with dissociative identity disorder (DID) in an engaging and educational way.

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Shifting to trauma-informed care in inpatient psychiatry: A case study of an individual with dissociative PTSD undergoing EMDR therapy (Case Reports in Psychiatry)

This case study highlights how trauma-informed care (EMDR therapy) was offered to a patient with dissociative PTSD in an inpatient setting which led to improvement in treatment outcomes.

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Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing: Part 2 – wider use in stress and trauma conditions (BJPsych Advances)

This article discusses the application of EMDR beyond PTSD with other mental and physical health conditions.

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Beyond the DES-II: Screening for Dissociative Disorders in EMDR Therapy (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES-II): a widely used brief screening tool despite limitations of it and the training of those who use it.

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Flash Technique Group Protocol for Highly Dissociative Clients in a Homeless Shelter: A Clinical Report (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

The Flash Technique is a new protocol for use in the preparation phase of EMDR to reduce the emotional intensity of traumatic memories.

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Synthesis and Realization (Personification and Presentification): The Psychological Process of Integration of Traumatic Memories in EMDR Psychotherapy (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Memories are successfully integrated in a narrative—stored in an adaptive memory network—with synthesis of the different elements.

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Becoming Known: A Relational Model Utilizing Gestalt and Ego State-Assisted EMDR in Treating Eating Disorders (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Article highlighting the need to include a trauma-informed and dissociation-sensitive treatment of eating disorders (EDs).

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