Giving relief, making prevention and promoting mental health in a war context. the contribution of emdr therapy

Journal title PSICOBIETTIVO
Author/s Isabel Fernandez
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/3 Language Italian
Pages 12 P. 19-30 File size 653 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSOB2022-003002
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The contribution of the EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy to the field of trauma has been significant. According to research and international guidelines, EMDR therapy can provide a great contribution to populations exposed to traumatic experiences. For this reason, after the beginning of the war in Ukraine, it was important to integrate EMDR in the psychosocial support initiatives being implemented in the different countries with Ukrainian refugees. The EMDR protocol has been appropriately adapted and integrated while working in unstable conditions, with different populations exposed to different situations created by the war.

Keywords: war trauma, interventions with refugees, EMDR therapy, prevention, resilience.

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Isabel Fernandez, Dare sollievo, fare prevenzione e promuovere la salute mentale in un contesto di guerra in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 3/2022, pp 19-30, DOI: 10.3280/PSOB2022-003002