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Comparative efficacy, speed, and adverse effects of three PTSD treatments: exposure therapy, EMDR, and relaxation training.
The authors examined the efficacy, speed, and incidence of symptom worsening for 3 treatments of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): prolonged exposure, relaxation training, or eye movementExpand
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The relationship between efficacy and methodology in studies investigating EMDR treatment of PTSD.
The controlled treatment outcome studies that examined the efficacy of EMDR in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder have yielded a range of results, with the efficacy of EMDR varying acrossExpand
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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): information processing in the treatment of trauma.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an efficacious and efficient treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This article provides a brief overview of the findings of 20Expand
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A Working Memory Explanation for the Effects of Eye Movements in EMDR
Research has consistently demonstrated that performance is degraded when participants engage in two simultaneous tasks that require the same working memory resources. This study tested predictionsExpand
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Handbook of EMDR and family therapy processes.
Foreword (Daniel J. Siegel). Preface. Acknowledgments. About the Editors. About the Foreword Author. Contributing Authors. PART I. FOUNDATIONS. 1. EMDR and Case Conceptualization from an AdaptiveExpand
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Current Status and Future Directions for EMDR Research
This review provides the groundwork for a basic understanding of articles written about eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), including a brief overview of theory and practice. ItExpand
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Single Session Treatment of Test Anxiety with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
One session of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) appeared to be an effective treatment for test anxiety, reducing reported physiological distress, worry, and fears of negativeExpand
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EMDR Treatment of Recent Events and Community Disasters
Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, Volume 2, Number 2, 2008 © 2008 Springer Publishing Company DOI: 10.1891/1933-3196.2.2.74 This special issue on eye movement desensitization and reprocessingExpand
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Twenty Years of EMDR
  • Louise Maxfield
  • Psychology
  • Journal of EMDR Practice and Research
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115 © 2009 EMDR International Association DOI: 10.1891/1933-3196.3.3.115 I n 1989, an unknown psychology doctoral student, Francine Shapiro, published a study that challenged traditionalExpand
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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing An Empirical Review of the Effectiveness of EMDR as a Treatment for PTSD
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapeutic process originally designed for the treatment of traumatic stress. A number of methodologically sound studies have shown EMDR toExpand
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