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Utilization of EMDR in the Treatment of Sexual Addiction: A Case Study

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Abstract:

Sexual addiction is strongly anchored in shame and trauma. Research conducted over the last fifteen years has consistently shown the prevalence of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse in this population. The resultant trauma can present as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has become a leading method of intervention with trauma and PTSD with effective results in an extremely short time. This paper will examine the issues of trauma in the etiology and treatment of sexual addiction. The use of EMDR as a specific intervention will be highlighted through the use of a clinical case study.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/10720160601011299

Affiliations: 1: East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA 2: United States Navy, Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA

Publication date: 2007-01-01

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