Full Title: Why are there differences in international guidelines recommendations regarding EMDR: does it matter and what can we do about it? In the last 12 months, three separate organizations have released practice guidelines for PTSD. The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies reported that EMDR was effective and as potent as the best of our current therapies, the NICE guidelines were more circumspect whereas the American Psychological Association (APA) suggested other treatments had better evidence. These differences occur because each guideline varies as to the inclusion criteria, when the analysis was conducted, and the measures chosen. The APA guidelines were found to be the least reliable. However the fact that evaluating EMDR is susceptible to such errors highlights important research priorities. Learn more in this presentation by Derek Farrell, Ph.D. and Chris Lee, Ph.D.
Derek Farrell, Ph.D.
Chris Lee, Ph.D.
EMDR International Association
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Farrell, D. & Lee, C. (2019, September 15). Why are there Differences in International Guidelines Recommendations Regarding EMDR [Online Course]. EMDR International Association. https://www.pathlms.com/emdria/courses/21123