The Emdr Research Foundation Quiz

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In honor of the 25th anniversary of EMDR Research, we are offering a quiz. We invite you to take our quiz and show off what you know about EMDR Research and why it is so important. The rules are as follows: 1) The quiz is free to take. 2) You can take it up to five times. 3) You have 30 minutes to take it during each attempt. 4) We will close our quiz at the EMDRIA conference on September 19, 2014. 5) You can win prizes for getting the most answers right in the least amount of time. Our grand prize is a $500 check!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dr. Francine Shapiro discovered EMDR while walking in what park?
    • A. 

      Oak Meadow Park

    • B. 

      Bachman Park

    • C. 

      Vasona Park

    • D. 

      Golden Gate Park

  • 2. 
    Dr. Shapiro’s seminal article on EMDR was published in what journal?
    • A. 

      Journal of Anxiety Disorders

    • B. 

      Journal of Traumatic Stress

    • C. 

      The Behavior Therapist

    • D. 

      Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry

  • 3. 
    What was the name of Dr. Shapiro’s seminal article on EMDR?
    • A. 

      Eye movement desensitization: A new treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder

    • B. 

      Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: New treatment for traumatic stress

    • C. 

      Efficacy of the eye movement desensitization procedure in the treatment of traumatic memories

    • D. 

      Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR): A controlled treatment for traumatic stress

  • 4. 
    EMD was changed to EMDR in what year?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1993

  • 5. 
    The EMDR Research Foundation was established in what year?
    • A. 

      2006

    • B. 

      2005

    • C. 

      2004

    • D. 

      2007

  • 6. 
    The change from EMD to EMDR denotes a shift of emphasis from what to what?
    • A. 

      Desensitization to information retrieval

    • B. 

      Desensitization to reprocessing

    • C. 

      Desensitization to information processing

    • D. 

      Desensitization to installation

  • 7. 
    Who published the first randomized clinical trial involving adult survivors of sexual abuse treated with EMDR?  
    • A. 

      Farrell, Dworkin, Keenan, & Spierings

    • B. 

      Edmond, Rubin, & Wambach

    • C. 

      Jaberghaderi, Dolatabadi, & Zand

    • D. 

      Leeds & Korn

  • 8. 
    What was the title of the first published randomized clinical trial using EMDR to treat veterans with PTSD?
    • A. 

      Eye movement desensitization for PTSD of combat: A treatment outcome pilot study

    • B. 

      Emotional processing during eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy of Vietnam veterans with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder

    • C. 

      Five-year follow-up study of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder

    • D. 

      Treating combat-related stress disorders: A multiple case study utilizing eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) with battlefield casualties from the Iraqi war

  • 9. 
    Which of the following organizations have recognized EMDR as an effective treatment for PTSD?
    • A. 

      Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense

    • B. 

      American Psychiatric Association

    • C. 

      World Health Organization

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The first issue of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research was published in what year?
    • A. 

      2006

    • B. 

      2007

    • C. 

      2008

    • D. 

      2009

  • 11. 
    How many studies have demonstrated positive effects for the eye movement component used in EMDR therapy?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      36

  • 12. 
    Which Cochrane Review(s) recognized EMDR as an efficacious treatment of PTSD?
    • A. 

      Psychological treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

    • B. 

      Psychological therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults

    • C. 

      A and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Dr. Shapiro’s seminal article on EMDR was published in what year?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1991

  • 14. 
    Who were the original members of the EMDR Research Foundation Board of Directors?
    • A. 

      Barbara Hensley, Jim Gach, Rosalie Thomas

    • B. 

      Dennis Hall, Wendy Freitag, Katie Murray

    • C. 

      Wendy Freitag, Jim Gach, Rosalie Thomas

    • D. 

      Karen Forte, Rosalie Thomas, Wendy Freitag

  • 15. 
    The first $5000 dissertation grant by the EMDR Research Foundation was awarded to which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sandra Anne-Marie Wilson, Union Institute

    • B. 

      Thomas Dunn, University of Cincinnati

    • C. 

      Sarah Schubert, Murdoch University in Australia

    • D. 

      Tonya E. Edmond, The University of Texas at Austin

  • 16. 
    Which member(s) of the current EMDR Research Foundation Board of Directors is not a mental health professional?
    • A. 

      Scott Blech

    • B. 

      Dennis Hall

    • C. 

      Katy Murray

    • D. 

      A and b above

  • 17. 
    What was the title of the first publication funded by the EMDR Research Foundation?
    • A. 

      The effect of three treatments for recent trauma on trauma-related cognitions

    • B. 

      The efficacy and psychophysiological correlates of different dual attention tasks in EMDR

    • C. 

      Effectiveness of a 5-day EMDR treatment for PTSD

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    TRIP is an acronym for what?
    • A. 

      Translating Research Into Practice

    • B. 

      Turning Research Into Practice

    • C. 

      Transforming Research Into Practice

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    What was the title of the first TRIP (Translating Research Into Practice) article published in the Journal of Practice and Research?
    • A. 

      Treating traumatic amputation-related phantom limb pain: A case study utilizing eye movement desensitization and reprocessing within the Armed Services

    • B. 

      The wreathing protocol: The imbrication of hypnosis and EMDR in the treatment of dissociative identity disorder and other dissociative responses

    • C. 

      Treating adults with acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder in general practice: a clinical update

    • D. 

      EMDR with grief: Reflections on Ginny Sprang’s 2001 study

  • 20. 
    Who is the current President of the EMDR Research Foundation?
    • A. 

      Rosalie Thomas

    • B. 

      Scott Blech

    • C. 

      Wendy Freitag

    • D. 

      Marilyn Luber

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