A Brief Narrative Summary of Randomized Controlled Trials Investigating EMDR Treatment of Patients With Depression

  title={A Brief Narrative Summary of Randomized Controlled Trials Investigating EMDR Treatment of Patients With Depression},
  author={Francesca Malandrone and Sara Carletto and Michael Hase and Arne Hofmann and Luca Ostacoli},
  journal={Journal of EMDR Practice and Research},
  pages={302 - 306}
Depression, one of the most common mental disorders, is characterized by enormous social costs and limited rates of treatment success, even though psychotherapeutic and pharmacological treatments currently contribute to an increase in the remission rate. In light of recent studies that have shown that traumas and adverse life experiences may represent risk factors for the onset of depression, the therapeutic approach of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been seen… 

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