A multicenter phase II RCT to compare the effectiveness of EMDR versus TAU in patients with a first-episode psychosis and psychological trauma: A protocol design (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

Efficacy of EMDR therapy in reducing trauma and clinical symptoms in patients with first episode psychosis and a history of trauma.

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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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Some Considerations about EMDR and Psychosis (Clinical Neuropsychiatry)

The aim of this paper is to outline some considerations about the efficacy and applicability of EMDR approach on psychotic patients.

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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 (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

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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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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EMDR y psicosis: Pautas de conceptualización y tratamiento (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

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 (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

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 (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Patients with a functional psychosis are likely to have a history of trauma and symptoms of PTSD, or 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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EMDR in Psychosis: Guidelines for Conceptualization and Treatment (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

A significant proportion of clients with psychosis have experienced childhood trauma and suffer from comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder.

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