Preliminary Evidence for the Efficacy of EMDR in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  title={Preliminary Evidence for the Efficacy of EMDR in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder},
  author={Philippe Gauvreau and S. Bouchard},
  journal={Journal of EMDR Practice and Research},
  pages={26 - 40}
  • Philippe Gauvreau, S. Bouchard
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Journal of EMDR Practice and Research
  • This preliminary study sought to evaluate the potential effectiveness of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) as a treatment modality for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Using a single-case design with multiple baselines across four subjects, the effectiveness of 15 EMDR sessions was evaluated. Results indicate that subsequent to targeting the experiential contributors to GAD and the current and anticipated situations that caused excessive worry, the scores of anxiety and of… CONTINUE READING
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