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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A randomized clinical trial of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), fluoxetine, and pill placebo in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: treatment effects and long-term maintenance.
Reducing acute stress in a 16-year old using trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.
DE JONGH, A; VAN DEN OORD, HJM & TEN BROEKE, E 2002: Efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing in the treatment of specific phobias: Four single-case studies on dental phobia.
Treating traumatic amputation-related phantom limb pain: A case study utilizing eye movement desensitization and reprocessing within the armed services.
An investigation of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMD/R) as a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms of Vietnam combat veterans.
5-hour sessions of prolonged exposure or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), or were assigned to a waiting list.
Forgash, a psychotherapist, and Copeley, a freelance editor in the world of health sciences, edit this collection of research articles on how Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and ego state therapies can be used to treat neurological disorders and emotional trauma.
The technique involves eye movement and is called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
When The Ranch opened their doors nine years ago, it became well-known as a healing sanctuary and has continued to evolve by utilizing some of the most successful techniques for PTSD such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, (EMDR), a method which helps to alleviate symptoms of PTSD.
All chapters from the previous edition have been rewritten, and new chapters added on the psychology and psychophysiology of stress, breathing retraining, performance enhancement, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, Qigong, mindfulness meditation, and neurofeedback.
The book is meant to supplement Shapiro's Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (2001).
Practitioners of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing discuss how they've used the technique to treat anxiety, addictions, compulsive behavior, borderline personality, binge eating/starvation, pain, and other problems as well as in couples counseling and other kinds of therapy.