Biofeedback and relaxation-response training in the treatment of pediatric migraine.

@article{Fentress1986BiofeedbackAR,
  title={Biofeedback and relaxation-response training in the treatment of pediatric migraine.},
  author={D W Fentress and Bruce J. Masek and J E Mehegan and Herbert Benson},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1986},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={139-46}
}
To assess the efficacy of electromyographic biofeedback, relaxation-response training and pain behavior management as a treatment for pediatric migraine, we studied 18 children between the ages of eight and 12 years (mean = 10 X 1) in a prospective, randomized, controlled investigation. Six patients received all three treatment procedures, six received relaxation-response training and pain behavior management, and the remaining six constituted a waiting-list control group. All patients kept a… CONTINUE READING

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