Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (PTT) And Eye Movement Desensititive Interventions

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Evidence Based Practice Interventions Various types of interventions can be applied for the treatment of PTSD. After reviewing some articles, both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) are common used interventions for trauma treatments including PTSD. Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an effectiveness therapy for PTSD. According to one article, researchers found different studies to review and assess the effectiveness of TF-CBT, and the evidences suggested that TF-CBT shows positive results in decreasing symptom of PTSD (Ramirez de Arellano, et al., 2014). Likewise, researchers conduct a study and recruited 268 PTSD patients who gained a course of cognitive therapy, …show more content…
It is a comprehensive method that assists adaptive information processing, and it contains eight phases to address and reprocess traumatic memories and relieve psychological stress. The eight phases of EMDR includes “client history, preparation, assessment, desensitization, installation, body scan, closure, and reevaluation” (Shapiro & Laliotis, 2011). Researchers conduct research and study the effectiveness of EMDR for trauma treatment. According to the article, the Francine Shapiro (2014) stated that all randomized studies and clinical reports related with EMDR therapy for psychological and somatic disorders are evaluated, and components of EMDR are reviewed as well, the results showed that EMDR is valuable for improvement of negative emotions, beliefs, and physical sensations resulted from adverse life experiences. Similarly, researchers employed 36 qualified women subjects to have a pilot study to assess the EMDR efficiency in decreasing PTSD symptoms, depression, and anxiety, and the evidences suggested that EMDR shows significantly reduced PTSD, depression, and anxiety (Tarquinio, et al., 2012). Furthermore, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) could be a helpful supplemental treatment. It pays attention to assisting people to manage emotional states and attain behavioral control in Stage 1 so that people are able to tolerate trauma-focused therapy and emotional experiencing in a Stage 2 treatment (Sweezy,

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