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Headache

  • Bruce J. Masek
  • Nancy L. Hoag
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series

Abstract

Increasing numbers of children with headache problems are being referred to pediatric psychologists for evaluation and treatment. The impetus for this trend was provided by the rapid expansion of research literature supportive of biobehavioral treatment for headache and other pain syndromes in children (Masek, Russo, & Varni, 1984; Varni, Jay, Masek, & Thompson, 1986).

Keywords

Pain Behavior Relaxation Response Relaxation Training Biofeedback Training Progressive Muscle Relaxation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce J. Masek
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nancy L. Hoag
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.The Children's HospitalBostonUSA

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