ECEM: Eye Closure and Eye Movement in the Treatment of Panic Disorder and Depersonalization Disorder. Director, Milton H. Erickson Institute, NJ 20 Nassau Street Princeton, NJ 08540 [email protected] Objectives. Define depersonalization disorder (DPD). Differentiate:
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Director, Milton H. Erickson Institute, NJ
20 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
There is an overlap of symptoms:
Attacks seem to come out of the blue
Symptoms of depersonalization appear in schizophrenia, epilepsy, dissociative identity disorder (DID),and PTSD but are differentiated from them.
In DID "parts" are walled off from the main personality. There are discontinuities of time that are unlike dissociation in DPD.
Supersupression of the MPFC and increased activation of the inferior frontal gyrus (associated with awareness of body states) is implicated in out of body experiences.
The noradrenergic system is central to DPD and involves the locus ceruleus
ECEM (eye closure, eye movements within hypnosis) can be utilized to .
How to use ECEM to: