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EMDR Research News October 2016

This month there are 11 new articles related to EMDR therapy.

Of note are studies on:

  • The neurobiology of Resource Development and Installation
  • The neurobiology of EMDR Therapy for PTSD
  • An updated review of therapy for traumatized children and adolescents
  • A review of interventions after domestic violence
  • A review of neurobiology of EMDR and eye movements
  • Comparing eye movements versus changing visual input
  • Comparing eye movements vs. eye fixation vs. simple exposure in treating PTSD
  • Comparing EMDR vs. COMET (behavioral ego strengthening) for self-esteem in anxiety
  • Comparing EMDR vs Critical Incident Stress Debriefing for workplace violence
  • Developing credibility and positive expectancy for treatment of psychosis among trauma therapists
  • A controlled study of trauma focused treatment in those with psychosis with and without dissociative subtype PTSD

Two articles are available with open access for immediate download.

The book of the month is
EMDR and the Art of Psychotherapy with Children, Second Edition: Infants to Adolescents 2nd Edition and the companion Treatment Manual 2nd Edition by Robbie Adler-Tapia, Ph.D. and Carolyn Settle, MSW LCSW.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect.
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EMDR Research News August 2016

This month there are 18 new articles related to EMDR therapy.

Of note are:

  • the first randomized clinical trial for the use of resource activation (RDI) for the treatment of PTSD by colleagues in Cambodia,
  • an in-depth exploration of the role of eye movements in memory,
  • a meta-analysis of randomized treatment trials for children and adolescents with PTSD,
  • a randomized clinical trial of EMDR therapy for postoperative pain in adolescents,
  • a randomized clinical trial treating PTSD in patients with multiple sclerosis
  • a neurological study of whole brain function using resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging in trauma exposed firefighters before and after EMDR therapy,
  • a case series examining seizure-related posttraumatic stress and anxiety symptoms in children and adolescents treated with EMDR,
  • a provocative expert consensus analysis of the current treatment guidelines for complex PTSD in adults suggesting stabilization is unnecessary.

Five articles are available with open access for immediate download.

The book of the month is
Every Moment of a Fall: A Memoir of Recovery Through EMDR Therapy by Carol Miller.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect.
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EMDR Research News March 2016

This month there are 15 new articles related to EMDR therapy. Four English language journal articles are available with open access for immediate download.

There are two
books of the month. Both address issues of working with parts of the personality, a topic that often become essential when treating cases with complex posttraumatic stress disorder or structural dissociation.

The
video of the month is a set of over 30 live demonstration videos made publicly available by Philip Manfield.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect.
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EMDR Research News September 2015

This month there are 22 new articles related to EMDR therapy. Two journal articles are available with an open access link for immediate download.

This month the books of the month features four new books: from by Paul Miller MD DMH MRCPsych, EMDR Therapy for Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses 1st Edition; and three books from Dr. Marilyn Luber PhD (Editor) EMDR and Emergency Response: Models, Scripted Protocols, and Summary Sheets for Mental Health Interventions; EMDR for Clinician Self-Care: Models, Scripted Protocols, and Summary Sheets for Mental Health Interventions; EMDR with First Responders: Models, Scripted Protocols, and Summary Sheets for Mental Health Interventions.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect.

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EMDR Research News May 2015

This month there are 19 new articles directly about EMDR therapy plus a related article on treatments for attention deficit disorder. Nine journal articles are available with an open access link for immediate download.

The
book of the month features two books on treatment of children. Trauma-Attachment Tangle by Joan Lovett, M.D. and EMDR for the Next Generation-Healing Children and Families 2nd Ed by Joanne Morris-Smith and Michele Silvestre.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect. Read More...

EMDR Research News March 2015

This month there are 6 new articles directly related to EMDR therapy plus a related article on Breathing biofeedback as an adjunct to TF-CBT. There are 5 articles and 8 book reviews from the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. One article this month is available with an open access link for immediate download.

The
book of the month features the recently released book from Bessel van der Kolk M.D. - The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect.
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EMDR Research News January 2015

This month there are 16 new articles directly related to EMDR therapy. Several articles from a special issue of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research report on humanitarian work from around the world. Three articles this month are available with open access links for immediate download. One of these open access articles features a study showing EMDR therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy provided equivalent gains in a PTSD residential treatment program for combat veterans that included group therapy.

The
book of the month features the recently released book from EMDRIA Approved Consultant, Mark I. Knickerson and award winning author, Joshua S. Goldstein - The Wounds Within: A Veteran, a PTSD Therapist, and a Nation Unprepared.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect. Read More...

EMDR Research News October 2014

This month there are 5 new articles directly related to EMDR therapy. Three of these articles are available with open access links for immediate download.

The
book of the month features a just recently released book from EMDR Master Clinician Jim Knipe, Ph.D - EMDR Toolbox: Theory and Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociation.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect. Read More...

EMDR Research News September 2014

This month there are 13 new articles directly related to EMDR therapy. Four of these articles are available with open access links for immediate download.

There is a randomized controlled study of EMDR therapy for treating PTSD in those with chemical dependency. There is a wonderful first report from The European Depression EMDR Network study [EDEN] with a non-randomized exploratory study of EMDR therapy as an adjunct for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for those with major depressive disorder.

There are two meta-analyses: the first analyzed studies of EMDR therapy for adults with PTSD, the other examined EMDR therapy for child victims of natural and manmade disasters.

There are two new review articles: one reviews reports of EMDR therapy for traumatized refugees, the other reviews EMDR therapy for victims of natural disasters. There also is a quality of care article examining subjective patient reports of responses to therapy for PTSD.

There are three neurological reports. One is an fMRI study of healthy subjects responses of monaural versus bilateral auditory stimulation. A second examines EEG responses in a case series of subjects with PTSD. The third is an EEG study of the inter hemispheric coherence hypothesis of EMDR therapy that reports on the effects of bilateral eye movements on positive memories in non-clinical subjects.

There are three clinical case reports. One from Korea examines two cases of patients with bipolar disorder treated for PTSD with EMDR therapy. A second reports on a single case of nightmares treatment with EMDR therapy. The third explores the use of compassion focused interweaves in EMDR therapy.

The
book of the month features a just recently released book from Dolores Mosquera and Anabel Gonzalez on Borderline Personality Disorder and EMDR Therapy.

With each reference below, you will find the citation, abstract and author contact information (when available). Prior quarterly summaries of journal articles can be found on the
EMDRIA website and a comprehensive listing of all EMDR-related research is available at the Francine Shapiro Library. EMDRIA members can access recent Journal of EMDR Practice and Research articles in the member’s area on the EMDRIA website. JEMDR issues older than 12 months are available open access on IngentaConnect.
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