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Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing
Tree Number(s)
F04.754.137.506.162
Unique ID
D057169
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057169
Scope Note
A technique that induces the processing of disturbing memories and experiences, by stimulating neural mechanisms that are similar to those activated during REM sleep. The technique consists of eye movements following side-to-side movements of the index and middle fingers, or the alternate tapping of the hands on the knees. This procedure triggers the processing of information, thus facilitating the connection of neural networks.
Entry Term(s)
EMDR
Eye Movement Desensitization and Processing
Previous Indexing
Desensitization, Psychologic (1995-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Preferred
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