eye movement desensitization and reprocessing

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eye movement desensitization and reprocessing

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EMDR

A treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions in which a person recalls a disturbing memory while looking to the left or right (or listening to sounds or attending to tactile stimulation of one hand and then the other).

eye movement desensitization and reprocessing,

n psychophysiologic treatment that proposes to remove painful memories by providing a moving object for the eye to track while the therapist and patient use deconditioning therapy. Also called
EMDR.
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She suffered for two decades until a pal recommended EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing.
It's called eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing, and it helps guest star Holly Aird to remember everything that occurred on the night a friend went missing two decades ago.
AEMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing.
The treatment - Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing - has been used in the United States.