Does EMDR work? And if so, why?: a critical review of controlled outcome and dismantling research.

@article{Cahill1999DoesEW,
  title={Does EMDR work? And if so, why?: a critical review of controlled outcome and dismantling research.},
  author={Shawn P. Cahill and Maureen H Carrigan and Bartley Christopher Frueh},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 1-2},
  pages={5-33}
}
Research on Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) was reviewed to answer the questions "Does EMDR work?" and "If so, Why?" This first question was further subdivided on the basis of the control group: (a) no-treatment (or wait list control), (b) nonvalidated treatments, and (c) other validated treatments. The evidence supports the following general conclusions: First, EMDR appears to be effective in reducing at least some indices of distress relative to no-treatment in a… CONTINUE READING