Softić, Rusmir
December 2008
Acta Medica Saliniana;2008, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p147
Academic Journal
Background: Recent studies pointed to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing as an efficient psychoterapeutic approach in the treatment of states caused by severe stress. Until now in Bosnia and Hercegovina were no published studies regarding to EMDR. Case report: Patient with acute posttraumatic stress disorder developed after he survived the mining accident was presented. After one session of EMDR simptoms were solved, and patient returns at premorbid level of psychosocial functioning. Conclusion: Patients treated with EMDR has a lot of benefits from this approach, especialy in cases of Posttraumatic stress disorder caused by simple trauma that is not incorporated into patients personality.


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