EMDR and PTSD

A recent clinical trial found that, six months after treatment, patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression who had received eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) had fewer symptoms than patients treated with Prozac. When undergoing EMDR, the patient is usually asked to focus on the clinician’s finger or blinking lights for several minutes…

Anger and Aggressiveness Linked to Specific PTSD Symptoms in Veterans

A new study sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, Department of Veteran Affairs, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine reveals that focusing on particular symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may help health officials better treat anger and aggression issues among veterans returning home from the Afghanistan…