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Intergenerational transmission of abuse and EMDR therapy
Author/s: Anna Maria Scapicchio, Maria Gloria Gleijeses 
Year:  2020 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  12 Pg. 79-90 FullText PDF:  170 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RSF2020-001006
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The authors describe a clinical case study of an intergenerational history of abuse and mistreatment. EMDR, integrated with theories on attachment and structural dissociation of the personality, is a useful and flexible therapeutic approach with patients with cumulative or complex traumas. EMDR enhances in such patients mentalization skills, often seriously compromised, and integration.
Keywords: Trauma - dissociation - intergenerational - attachment - E.M.D.R.

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Anna Maria Scapicchio, Maria Gloria Gleijeses, Intergenerational transmission of abuse and EMDR therapy in "RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA" 1/2020, pp. 79-90, DOI:10.3280/RSF2020-001006


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