Year 2018, Volume 4 , Issue 4, Pages 421 - 424 2018-10-04

Treating daytime blindness with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: a case report

Fatma Dilara Altunbaş [1]

Medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) is physical complaints which are difficult to diagnose by the medical analysis. According to studies, traumatic life events, and adverse childhood experiences underlie the occurrence of MUPS. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a therapy that is applied to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and recently it is known that EMDR can be used in the treatment protocol of other mental health problems. This case report demonstrates efficaciousness of EMDR therapy on PTSD-related daytime blindness (hemeralopia). 

Daytime blindness, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, hemeralopia, medically unexplained physical symptoms, psychological trauma
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports

Author: Fatma Dilara Altunbaş (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Psychology, Üsküdar University, Institute of Social Sciences, İstanbul
Country: Turkey


Publication Date : October 4, 2018

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