EMDR-IGTP in Reducing Distress and Promoting Well-Being Amongst Uniformed Reserves During the Enhanced Community Quarantine (76569)

Session Information: Mental Health & Community Development
Session Chair: Moshe Sharabi

Thursday, 28 March 2024 11:10
Session: Session 2
Room: Room 605
Presentation Type: Changed to virtual presentation

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Uniformed reserved personnel and volunteer reservists assigned on duty in response to Covid-19 had experienced distress and negative psychological consequences. This study investigates the effects of the EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol (EMDR-IGTP) on uniformed reserved personnel and volunteer reservists (n = 66). Using ex-post facto research design, EMDR-IGTP was explored in reducing distress and promoting well-being and change management amongst uniformed reserves during the enhanced community quarantine were explored. Results shows that there was a significant difference in the subjective unit of distress from the pre-IGTP and post-IGTP. There was a decrease in SUD revealed in the post-test, suggesting that IGTP played a huge role in lowering down the subjective unit of disturbances of the participants. One-way ANOVA (F2.399432062 =16.03064364, p < 0.001) test showed a significant difference in the subjective unit of disturbance of the four (4) axes. The results from the pre-test (M = 4.47, SD = 0.38) and post-test (M = 4.31, SD = 0.40) well-being assessment indicate that the IGTP resulted in significant difference t(57) = 1.95, p = .02, with the post-test showing a lower mean score as compared to the pre-test. Considering the results, implications of the study on interventions in lowering distress levels among Uniformed personnel and volunteer reservists are mentioned.

Authors:
Amor Mia Arandia, Jose Rizal University, Philippines
Candy Mauricio, Independent Scholar, Philippines
Michael Lu, Independent Scholar, Philippines
Khmyberly Whey Mercado, Independent Scholar, Philippines


About the Presenter(s)
Ms Amor Mia Arandia is a School Administrator at Jose Rizal University in Philippines

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