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Eye Movement Desensitization of Body Image

  • Alan Hassard (a1)
Abstract

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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Feinstein A. and Dolan R. (1991). Predictors of post-traumatic stress disorder following physical trauma: an examination of the stressor criterion. Psychological Medicine 21, 8591.
Jackson G. (1991). The rise of post-traumatic stress disorder. British Medical Journal 303, 533534.
Shapiro F. (1989a). Eye Movement Desensitisation: a new treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry 20, 211217.
Shapiro F. (1989b). Efficacy of the eye movement desensitisation procedure in the treatment of traumatic memories. Journal of Traumatic Stress 2, 199223.
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Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy
  • ISSN: 1352-4658
  • EISSN: 1469-1833
  • URL: /core/journals/behavioural-and-cognitive-psychotherapy
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