Trauma-focused therapies for post-traumatic stress in psychosis: Study protocol for the RE.PROCESS randomized controlled trial (BMC Trials)

The first RCT to compare the effects of cognitive restructuring (CR), prolonged exposure (PE), and EMDR in individuals with psychosis & PTSD.

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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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Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy for psychosis (EMDRp): Protocol of a feasibility randomized controlled trial with early intervention service users (Early Intervention in Psychiatry)

Few trials explore trauma-focused treatments as interventions for psychotic symptoms, especially in individuals with early psychosis.

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Exploring Therapists’ Experiences of Applying EMDR Therapy With Clients Experiencing Psychosis (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Little is known of the usability of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) as an intervention for those experiencing psychosis.

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Psychosis: An Emerging Field for EMDR Research and Therapy (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

It has only been in this last decade that trauma-focused treatments (TFT) have been studied in patients with psychotic disorders.

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Health-economic benefits of treating trauma in psychosis (European Journal of Psychotraumatology)

Adding PTSD treatment to care as usual for individuals with psychosis and PTSD seem to yield better health and less PTSD at lower costs.

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Prolonged exposure and EMDR for PTSD v. a PTSD waiting list condition: Effects on symptoms of psychosis, depression and social functioning in patients with chronic psychotic disorders (Psychological Medicine)

In patients with chronic psychotic disorders prolonged exposure (PE) and EMDR not only reduced PTSD symptoms, but also paranoid thoughts.

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Un rôle possible pour l’EMDR : le traitement des traumas chez les patients psychotiques. Quatre vignettes cliniques

Beaucoup de patients souffrant de psychose fonctionnelle ont connu un passé traumatique et présentent des symptômes d’ESPT (état de stress…

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EMDR y psicosis: Pautas de conceptualización y tratamiento

Un porcentaje significativo de clientes con psicosis ha experimentado trauma infantil y sufre de trastorno de estrés postraumático comórbido…

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L’EMDR dans la psychose : lignes directrices pour la conceptualisation et le traitement

Un grand nombre de patients présentant une psychose ont vécu des traumatismes infantiles et souffrent d’un état de stress post-traumatique…

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A Role for EMDR in the Treatment of Trauma in Patients Suffering From a Psychosis: Four Vignettes

Many patients with a functional psychosis are likely to have a history of trauma and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); some may be traumatized by their psychotic symptoms.

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Treating PTSD in patients with psychosis: A within-group controlled feasibility study examining the efficacy and safety of evidence-based PE and EMDR protocols (Behavior Therapy)

This feasibility trial suggests that PTSD patients with comorbid psychotic disorders benefit from trauma-focused treatment such as PE & EMDR.

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