Reduction in Drug Prescription using Biofeedback Relaxation in Neurotic and Psychosomatic Disorders.

@article{Saldanha2007ReductionID,
  title={Reduction in Drug Prescription using Biofeedback Relaxation in Neurotic and Psychosomatic Disorders.},
  author={Daniel Saldanha and Suprakash Chaudhury and Abhay A. Pawar and V S S R Ryali and Kalpana Srivastava},
  journal={Medical journal, Armed Forces India},
  year={2007},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={315-7}
}
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of Indian studies on effectiveness of biofeedback in reducing drug prescription in neurotic and stress related disorders. METHODS Study sample of generalized anxiety disorders (GAD), mixed anxiety depression, obssessive compulsive disorder (OCD), dissociative disorder and headache were assigned to three groups of 28, 23 and 27 patients respectively. Group 1 were subjected to drug therapy, Group 2 to biofeedback and Group 3 to drugs and biofeedback for 12 weeks… CONTINUE READING