EMDR and standard psychotherapy for paediatric cancer patients and their families: A pilot study (Frontiers in Psychology)

This article compares EMDR with standard psychotherapy for PTSD in pediatric oncology patients early in cancer treatment.

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Psychological interventions to pregnancy-related complications in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder: A scoping review (BMC Psychiatry)

This review investigated pregnancy-related complications and PTSD and summarized effective psychological interventions for pregnancy-related PTSD symptoms.

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Randomized trial on the effects of an EMDR intervention on traumatic and obsessive symptoms during the COVID-19 quarantine: A psychometric study (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

This randomized controlled trial investigated body perception, disgust, emotions of guilt and shame, mental contamination, posttraumatic and obsessive-compulsive symptoms before and after EMDR intervention.

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A network meta-analysis of psychological interventions for children and adolescents after natural and man-made disasters (BMC Psychiatry)

This review used a meta-analysis approach to compare and rank psychological interventions for PTSD and depression in children and adolescents after exposure to natural and man-made disasters.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder related to childhood abuse: Comparison of phase-based treatment and direct trauma-focused treatment (Frontiers in Psychology)

This study compared the cost-effectiveness of a phased-based treatment approach with direct trauma-focused treatment in patients with PTSD and a history of childhood abuse.

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Exhausting, but necessary: The lived experience of participants in an intensive inpatient trauma treatment program (Frontiers in Psychology)

This article explores the patient experience of intensive trauma-focused treatment, including EMDR therapy in an intensive inpatient program.

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EMDR Therapy for PTSD

EMDR therapy for PTSD is well-researched. EMDR is widely considered an effective treatment for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Apples and oranges: PTSD patients and healthy individuals are not comparable in their subjective and physiological responding to emotion induction and bilateral stimulation (Frontiers in Psychology)

This study compared the response of patients with and without PTSD to bilateral stimulation in areas of emotion, cognition, and physiological response.

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The Effectiveness and Tolerability of an Intensive Outpatient Trauma Treatment Program for Adolescents With PTSD (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Efficacy of outpatient trauma treatment program using prolonged exposure (PE) and EMDR for adolescents with PTSD.

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Mental health and conflict: A pilot of an online eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) intervention for forcibly displaced Syrian women (Frontiers in Public Health)

This study looked at the effects of EMDR therapy treatment for forcibly displaced Syrian women with PTSD delivered by forcibly displaced Syrian women EMDR therapists.

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How art therapy and EMDR help asylum seekers and refugees move towards healing trauma: A literature review (Lesley University, 2025)

This thesis examines EMDR and art therapy as modalities to treat trauma and PTSD in refugees and asylum seekers.

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Clinical efficacy of psychotherapeutic interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: A systematic review and analysis (Children)

This review focuses on describing PTSD for children and adolescents and evaluating the effectiveness of clinical interventions for PTSD with this population.

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