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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Sack, M; Lempa, W; Steinmetz, A; Lamprecht, F; Hofmann, A 
Title:
Alterations in autonomic tone during trauma exposure using eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)--results of a preliminary investigation. 
Abstract:
EMDR combines stimuli that evoke divided attention--e.g. eye movements--with exposure to traumatic memories. Our objective was to investigate psycho-physiological correlates of EMDR during treatment sessions. A total of 55 treatment sessions from 10 patients with PTSD was monitored applying impedance cardiography. Onset of every stimulation/exposure period (n=811) was marked and effects within and across stimulation sets on heart rate (HR), heart rate variability (HRV), pre-ejection period (PEP)...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Anxiety Disord 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
22 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1264-71 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0887-6185 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie