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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures
Preface. Background. Adaptive Information Processing: The Model as a Working Hypothesis. Components of EMDR Treatment and Basic Treatment Effects. Phase One: Client History. Phases Two and Three:
Efficacy of the eye movement desensitization procedure in the treatment of traumatic memories
The aim of the study was to determine the effectiveness of the recently developed Eye Movement Desensitization (EMD) procedure on traumatic memory symptomatology. Twenty-two subjects suffering from
Eye movement desensitization: a new treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • F. Shapiro
  • Psychology
    Journal of behavior therapy and experimental…
  • 1 September 1989
EMDR as an integrative psychotherapy approach: Experts of diverse orientations explore the paradigm prism.
EMDR Treatment: Overview and Integration Beyond the Talking Cure: Somatic Experience and Subcortical Imprints in the Treatment of Trauma- Bessel A. van der Kolk The Developing Mind and the Resolution
The role of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in medicine: addressing the psychological and physical symptoms stemming from adverse life experiences.
  • F. Shapiro
  • Medicine, Psychology
    The Permanente journal
  • 2014
TLDR
EMDR therapy provides physicians and other clinicians with an efficient approach to address psychological and physiologic symptoms stemming from adverse life experiences, and should therefore be evaluated for experiential contributors to clinical manifestations.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an integrative psychotherapeutic approach that emphasizes the role of the brain's information processing system in ameliorating the somatic and
Psychotherapies for PTSD: what do they have in common?
TLDR
Seven pioneers who have developed empirically supported psychotherapies for trauma-related disorders were asked to compose an essay of three parts, highlighting the identified commonalities and pointing to future directions such as trying to better understand the underlying mechanisms of action, and developing treatments that are tailored to the needs of different patient groups.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): information processing in the treatment of trauma.
TLDR
An overview of the findings of 20 controlled-outcome studies and Shapiro's Adaptive Information Processing model is provided, which posits that pathology results when distressing experiences are processed inadequately and hypothesizes that EMDR accelerates information processing, resulting in the adaptive resolution of traumatic memories.
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