Psychological treatment of benign headache disorders

J Consult Clin Psychol. 1992 Aug;60(4):537-51. doi: 10.1037//0022-006x.60.4.537.

Abstract

This article presents a selective summarization and critique of research on the psychological treatment of headache, with the primary focus on research appearing since 1980. Suggestions for future research directions and methodological improvements are included.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Behavior Therapy / methods*
  • Biofeedback, Psychology / methods
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy / methods
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Headache / psychology
  • Headache / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Migraine Disorders / psychology
  • Migraine Disorders / therapy*
  • Placebo Effect
  • Relaxation Therapy