Maree Burgess

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BACKGROUND Case reports suggest that recurrent nightmares are alleviated by behavioural treatment. We have administered such treatment to a client by post. METHOD The frequency of nightmares was recorded by the client before and during treatment, and at one and six months follow-up. Nightmare problem and target scales, and treatment expectation were(More)
BACKGROUND Many nightmare sufferers do not consult a health care professional. Though behavior and cognitive therapy can help, they have not been tested as a self-treatment method at home using a manual. METHOD One hundred and seventy adults with primary nightmares were randomised to four weeks' self-exposure or self-relaxation at home using manuals(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the validity and reliability of the "School Age Health Concerns Inventory" developed by the authors. A national sample of students in third to sixth grades was assessed by school nurses using this instrument. Each student's responses were verified in a short interview with the school nurse. The instrument was(More)
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