What is Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR) [for posttraumatic stress disorder]?



Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In EMDR, the therapist has the patient think about images and feelings that are distressing while doing rapid eye movements. In this video, an experienced therapist explains how EMDR can help patients recover. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/gen-treatment.asp

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