Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EDMR) treatment for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Carlson1998EyeMD,
  title={Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EDMR) treatment for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={John G. Carlson and Claude Moussa Chemtob and K Rusnak and N L Hedlund and M Y Muraoka},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={1998},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={3-24}
}
Despite the clinical and social impact of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), there are few controlled studies investigating its treatment. In this investigation, the effectiveness of two psychotherapeutic interventions for PTSD were compared using a randomized controlled outcome group design. Thirty five combat veterans diagnosed with combat-related PTSD were treated with either (a) 12 sessions of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, EMDR (n = 10), (b) 12 sessions of biofeedback… CONTINUE READING

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