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How Does EMDR Therapy Help People with PTSD and Addiction? 

EMDR is also known as eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing. This specific form of therapy is offered to those who suffer from past trauma or neglect, PTSD, or adjustment issues. They refine the technique of using lateral eye movements to help people process the effects of trauma. During the procedure, the therapist has the individual think…

What is the Role of PTSD in Addiction and Treatment

What is the Role of PTSD in Addiction and Treatment?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder caused by witnessing a traumatic event or experiencing it first hand. Those who experience PTSD may end up using self-medicating techniques like drugs or alcohol to reduce anxiety and stress. Most people who have suffered through events like this eventually overcome anxiety, depression, and agitation. When…