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:: Volume 20, Issue 4 (7-2015) ::
__Armaghane Danesh__ 2015, 20(4): 318-332 Back to browse issues page
The Efficacy of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing: autobiographical memory performance and problem solving skills in women with post-traumatic stress disorder
Kh Sadeghi 1, S Namjoo2
1- 1Department of Psychology, University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran , khsadeghi@kums.ac.ir
2- 2Department of Psychology, Science and research, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran
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Abstract: Back ground & aim: : Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing is a kind of psychotherapy effects on the negative memories un processed that associated with stress and trauma and were the core of abnormalities related to trauma. People use their autobiographical memories for assemble effective solutions in order to popular problems. Dysfunctional problem-solving and over-generalized autobiographical memories are important negative results of these problems. The aim of this study was to determine the EMDR efficacy on PTSD symptoms decrease and enhance of problem- solving skills and over-generalized autobiographical memory . Methods: In this study ,a semi-experimental design (randomized controlled trials) were used in the random assignment of participants to experimental and control groups, the possibility of measuring changes in the intervention was possible .this study was Double-blind. Among 50 chosen patients in this study about ones tending to participate in the research were randomizing put in to testing and control groups. A modified EMDR protocol was used for patient injured in traumatic event . the testing group was wider treatment during 8 sessions and each session for one weak .the control group was put in the queue and the members of the group had appointment with psychologist for TAU during 4 sessions. psychological questionnaires including revised scale in IES-R, SPSI-R & autobiographical memory test (AMT) were given to the patients and kolmograph smirnoff and ancova statistical tests were apprized as well. . Results :The results showed that Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing has main full effect on decreasing PTSD symptoms as well as decreasing the amount of over general autobiographical memory representations in women with post traumatic stress disorder , In other words ,the EMDR group patients are less symptoms and complete problem solving skills. Conclusion: The result showed that elements of EMDR based on ALP Francis Shapiro, and trough having the influence on integration of traumatic event information and identifying the number of symptoms in patients having PTSD.
Keywords: Eye movement desensitization reprocessing, Post traumatic stress disorder, Autobiographical memory, Overgeneralized, Problem solving
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2015/03/10 | Accepted: 2015/06/10 | Published: 2015/07/23
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sadeghi K, namjoo S. The Efficacy of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing: autobiographical memory performance and problem solving skills in women with post-traumatic stress disorder. armaghanj 2015; 20 (4) :318-332
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