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Eye Movement Desensitization of Body Image

  • Alan Hassard (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 June 2009

This single case history reports the use of eye movement desensitization, a new cognitive therapy procedure originally developed for post-traumatic stress disorder and similar problems, to treat anxieties and body image problems resulting from operation scars and a degree of physical disability. The procedure was effective within one session and subsequent improvements in behaviour and cognitions reported.

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G. Jackson (1991). The rise of post-traumatic stress disorder. British Medical Journal 303, 533534.

F. Shapiro (1989a). Eye Movement Desensitisation: a new treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry 20, 211217.

F. Shapiro (1989b). Efficacy of the eye movement desensitisation procedure in the treatment of traumatic memories. Journal of Traumatic Stress 2, 199223.

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