EMDR Research News July 2018

In this posting there are 10 new articles to report related to EMDR therapy. 3 articles have links to the open access full text article.

3 are Randomized Controlled Trials
  • Emergency room intervention to prevent post concussion-like symptoms and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) Applied to Caregivers of Patients With Dementia
  • EMDR Group Intervention for Syrian Refugees With Post-traumatic Stress Symptoms

2 are Quasi-experimental Studies
  • Inpatient Treatment of Complex PTSD Following Childhood Abuse: Effectiveness and Predictors of Treatment Outcome
  • Dealing With the Aftermath of Mass Disasters: EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol With Child Survivors of the 2016 Italy Earthquakes

1 is an individual case report
  • EMDR Therapy in the Treatment of a Hillsborough Survivor with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

2 are Review or Meta-analysis articles
  • Psychological therapies for the treatment of mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries affected by humanitarian crises
  • The Use of EMDR Therapy in Treating Post-traumatic Stress Disorder-A Systematic Narrative Review
  • 1 is a Laboratory Study
  • Lateral Eye Movements Increase False Memory Rates

1 is a Theoretical Paper on Mechanism of Action
  • EMDR as a treatment for PTSD: current neurobiological theories and a new hypothesis

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 June 2018

In this posting there are 21 new articles to report related to EMDR therapy. 15 articles have links to the open access full text article.

1 is a Randomized Controlled Trials
  • Early EMDR intervention following intense rocket attacks on a town

5 are Quasi-experimental Studies
  • Individual treatment selection for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
  • A Non-randomized Controlled Trial of EMDR on Affective Symptoms in Patients With Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Treating addiction with schema therapy and EMDR in women with co-occurring SUD and PTSD: A pilot study
  • A five-day inpatient EMDR treatment programme for PTSD: pilot study
  • Presence of the dissociative subtype of PTSD does not moderate the outcome of intensive trauma-focused treatment for PTSD

1 is a Case Series report
  • Betrayal of the Body: Group Approaches to Hypo-Sexuality for Adult Female Sufferers of Childhood Sexual Abuse

1 is a general survey
  • Patterns of practice in community mental health treatment of adult depression

2 are individual case reports
  • EMDR in a forensic patient withPTSD resulting from homicide: a case study
  • Treatment of a Patient with Borderline Personality Disorder Based on Phase-Oriented Model of EMDR: A Case Report

5 are Review or Meta-analysis articles
  • EMDR for Bipolar Disorder: A systematic review of the existing literature
  • Do trauma-focused psychological interventions have an effect on psychotic symptoms? A systematic review and meta-analysis
  • The Efficacy of EMDR in Children and Adults Who Have Experienced Complex Childhood Trauma: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
  • EMDR in psychonocology
  • Some considerations about EMDR and psychosis

1 is a Guideline
  • Position Paper for the Treatment of Nightmare Disorder in Adults: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Position Paper

2 are Theoretical Papers
  • Treating personality disorders with EMDR therapy
  • EMDR Treatment of Grief and Mourning

3 are neurological studies
  • Hippocampal gray matter increases following multimodal psychological treatment for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Neurocognitive functioning over the course of trauma-focused psychotherapy for PTSD: Changes in verbal memory and executive functioning
  • Metabolic and Electrophysiological Changes Associated to Clinical Improvement in Two Severely Traumatized Subjects Treated With EMDR-A Pilot Study

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 2018

This month there are 29 new articles to report related to EMDR therapy. 18 articles have links to the open access full text article.

2 are Randomized Controlled Trials
  • EMDR added to Treatment as usual for substance use disorder
  • EMDR compared to CBT to treat low self-esteem in a general psychiatric population

4 are Quasi-experimental Studies
  • EMDR treatment of combat trauma
  • EMDR integrative group protocol with adolescent survivors of the central Italy earthquake
  • EMDR for children with post-traumatic stress disorder from traffic accident
  • Posttraumatic growth after Brief Eclectic Psychotherapy or EMDR therapy

1 is a Qualitative Study
  • EMDR therapy compared to CBT for grief

3 are Case Series reports
  • Use of the flash technique in EMDR therapy
  • CBT combined with EMDR for resistant refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • The use of the "sleeping dogs" method to overcome children's resistance to EMDR therapy

1 is a general survey
  • Assessing receptivity to empirically supported treatments in rape crisis centers

2 are individual case reports
  • A case study of severe interpersonal trauma, dissociation, and survival in adolescence

3 are non-clinical analogue lab studies
  • Effect of bilateral eye-movements versus no eye-movements on sexual fantasies
  • Eye movement attenuation of intrusive social anxiety imagery
  • Auditory and visual memories in PTSD patients targeted with eye movements and counting

8 are Review articles
  • EMDR therapy and eating disorders
  • EMDR therapy for depression
  • EMDR therapy of panic disorder and agoraphobia
  • EMDR therapy with refugees and asylum seekers
  • EMDR, community and innovative use of a trauma recovery network for social change
  • Traumatic experiences and EMDR in childhood and adolescence
  • Five effective treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder

1 is a Theoretical paper
  • AIP model-based acute trauma and ongoing traumatic stress conceptualization

3 are related papers on one Mechanism of Action
  • A hypothetical mechanism of action of EMDR: The role of slow wave sleep
  • EMDR and slow wave sleep: A putative mechanism of action
  • The role of slow wave sleep in memory pathophysiology: Focus on PTSD and EMDR

1 is a Physiological study
  • Basal blood DHEA-S/cortisol levels predicts EMDR treatment response in adolescents with PTSD

The
book of the month is the long awaited update to Francine Shapiro’s standard reference text Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Third Edition: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures 3rd Edition.

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 November 2017

This month there are 13 new articles to report related to EMDR therapy. One has a link to the open access full text article.

1 Theoretical study validating the AIP model

1 Theoretical review of the AIP model

2 Randomized Clinical Trials
  • EMDR versus CBT for Panic Disorder
  • Group EMDR (G-TEP) versus waitlist

2 Pilot study
  • Posttraumatic growth after EMDR therapy
  • Treatment of depression with EMDR therapy

1 Case report
  • Treatment of OCD with EMDR therapy

1 Laboratory study
  • Failed replication study of memory modification by novel learning

1 Meta-analysis
  • EMDR treatment of children and adolescents

2 General literature reviews
  • Treatment of PTSD
  • Treatment of work-related PTSD

2 EMDR literature reviews
  • EMDR treatment of substance abuse
  • EMDR therapy beyond PTSD


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 2017

This month there are 20 new articles to report related to EMDR therapy. One has a link to the open access full text article.

3 Clinical Trials
  • Child treatment; obsessive compulsive disorder, recent incident treatment with R-TEP

5 Review articles
  • phantom limb pain; neural correlates PTSD, neural effects, refugees, chronic pain

1 Department of Veteran Affairs/Defense Practice Guideline
  • Full text: VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for the management of post-traumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder

4 Case reports
  • Combat trauma, pediatric asthma, complex grief, eating phobia

1 Laboratory study
  • Does prior treatment knowledge affect the degrading effects of eye movements on memories?

1 Quasi-experimental study
  • Vaginismus

1 Sport psychology study
  • Golf

2 Neuro studies
  • 1 Neuropsychological
    • 1 Psychophysiological

2 Overview papers
  • 1 historical review
    • 1 overview with refugees

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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