relaxation techniques

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Summary: The use of muscular relaxation techniques in treatment.

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  1. ncbi Stress management and factors related to the deployment of Italian peacekeepers in Afghanistan
    Marta Di Nicola
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Laboratory of Biostatistics, Clinical Research Centre, G d Annunzio University Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    Mil Med 172:140-3. 2007
  2. pmc Exercise as migraine prophylaxis: a randomized study using relaxation and topiramate as controls
    Emma Varkey
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Cephalalgia 31:1428-38. 2011
  3. ncbi Cognitive therapy versus exposure and applied relaxation in social phobia: A randomized controlled trial
    David M Clark
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:568-78. 2006
  4. ncbi The impact of abbreviated progressive muscle relaxation on salivary cortisol
    Laura A Pawlow
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi, Southern Station Box 5309, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5309, USA
    Biol Psychol 60:1-16. 2002
  5. ncbi The therapeutic use of the relaxation response in stress-related diseases
    Tobias Esch
    The Mind Body Medical Institute, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 9:RA23-34. 2003
  6. ncbi Night eating syndrome: effects of brief relaxation training on stress, mood, hunger, and eating patterns
    L A Pawlow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Weight Management Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:970-8. 2003
  7. pmc Group hypnotherapy versus group relaxation for smoking cessation: an RCT study protocol
    Maria Dickson-Spillmann
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:271. 2012
  8. ncbi Systematic relaxation to relieve postoperative pain
    Varunyupa Roykulcharoen
    Surgical Nursing Department, College of Nursing, The Thai Red Cross Society, Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Adv Nurs 48:140-8. 2004
  9. ncbi The effectiveness of technology-enhanced relaxation techniques for military medical warriors
    Melba C Stetz
    Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Road, Honolulu, HI 96859 5000, USA
    Mil Med 176:1065-70. 2011
  10. ncbi Association between oxygen consumption and nitric oxide production during the relaxation response
    Jeffery A Dusek
    Mind Body Medical Institute, 824 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:CR1-10. 2006

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  1. ncbi Stress management and factors related to the deployment of Italian peacekeepers in Afghanistan
    Marta Di Nicola
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Laboratory of Biostatistics, Clinical Research Centre, G d Annunzio University Foundation, Chieti, Italy
    Mil Med 172:140-3. 2007
    ..Consequently, antipanic techniques could be used to reduce anxiety and progressive muscular relaxation training, an important preventive relaxation technique, to face stressors and to reduce clinical anxiety...
  2. pmc Exercise as migraine prophylaxis: a randomized study using relaxation and topiramate as controls
    Emma Varkey
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Cephalalgia 31:1428-38. 2011
    ..Scientific evidence regarding exercise in migraine prophylaxis is required. Therefore this study aimed to evaluate the effects of exercise in migraine prevention...
  3. ncbi Cognitive therapy versus exposure and applied relaxation in social phobia: A randomized controlled trial
    David M Clark
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:568-78. 2006
    ..In addition, patients in EXP = AR were more likely to have sought additional treatment. Therapist effects were small and nonsignificant. CT appears to be superior to EXP = AR in the treatment of social phobia...
  4. ncbi The impact of abbreviated progressive muscle relaxation on salivary cortisol
    Laura A Pawlow
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi, Southern Station Box 5309, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5309, USA
    Biol Psychol 60:1-16. 2002
    ..The results of this study may have implications for the use of relaxation training in enhancing immune function...
  5. ncbi The therapeutic use of the relaxation response in stress-related diseases
    Tobias Esch
    The Mind Body Medical Institute, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 9:RA23-34. 2003
    ..Further studies are necessary to elucidate the complex physiology underlying the RR and its impact upon stress-related disease states...
  6. ncbi Night eating syndrome: effects of brief relaxation training on stress, mood, hunger, and eating patterns
    L A Pawlow
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Weight Management Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:970-8. 2003
    ..m., and difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. It has been associated with stress and with poor results at attempts to lose weight...
  7. pmc Group hypnotherapy versus group relaxation for smoking cessation: an RCT study protocol
    Maria Dickson-Spillmann
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:271. 2012
    ..We designed this randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effects of group hypnosis as a method for smoking cessation, and we will compare the results of group hypnosis with group relaxation...
  8. ncbi Systematic relaxation to relieve postoperative pain
    Varunyupa Roykulcharoen
    Surgical Nursing Department, College of Nursing, The Thai Red Cross Society, Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Adv Nurs 48:140-8. 2004
    ..Because of side effects from opioids and differences in response, it is important to use non-pharmacological methods in addition to analgesics to decrease patient discomfort and anxiety...
  9. ncbi The effectiveness of technology-enhanced relaxation techniques for military medical warriors
    Melba C Stetz
    Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Road, Honolulu, HI 96859 5000, USA
    Mil Med 176:1065-70. 2011
    ..Learning relaxation skills with a video clip of virtual reality relaxing scenes showed a statistically significant impact on the anxiety levels of the Experimental Group...
  10. ncbi Association between oxygen consumption and nitric oxide production during the relaxation response
    Jeffery A Dusek
    Mind Body Medical Institute, 824 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:CR1-10. 2006
    ..We evaluated whether depth of RR elicitation was correlated with changes in NO, as measured by percentage changes in fractional exhaled nitric oxide (F(E)NO)...
  11. ncbi Massage therapy of moderate and light pressure and vibrator effects on EEG and heart rate
    Miguel A Diego
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Int J Neurosci 114:31-44. 2004
    ..The vibratory stimulation group also showed increased arousal, as indicated by increased heart rate and increased theta, alpha, and beta activity...
  12. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of the Breast Cancer Recovery Program for women with breast cancer-related lymphedema
    Marjorie K McClure
    Magee Women s Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:59-72. 2010
    ..Adherence was high for this safe and effective program, which improved lymphedema physical and emotional symptoms...
  13. pmc Clinical outcome of a headache-specific multidisciplinary treatment program and adherence to treatment recommendations in a tertiary headache center: an observational study
    Charly Gaul
    Headache Center, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrase 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    J Headache Pain 12:475-83. 2011
    ..MTP is effective in headache treatment. Adherence to therapy was associated with better outcome...
  14. ncbi Autogenic training: a meta-analysis of clinical outcome studies
    Friedhelm Stetter
    Oberbergklinik Extertal for Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, and Psychosomatic Medicine, Brede 29, D 32699 Extertal, Germany
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 27:45-98. 2002
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  15. ncbi Long-term improvement in tinnitus after modified tinnitus retraining therapy enhanced by a variety of psychological approaches
    Claudia Seydel
    Tinnitus Center, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Audiol Neurootol 15:69-80. 2010
    ..The outpatient setting enables the patients to test, practice and transfer strategies into their everyday life...
  16. ncbi A pilot study of the effectiveness of guided imagery with progressive muscle relaxation to reduce chronic pain and mobility difficulties of osteoarthritis
    Carol L Baird
    Purdue University School of Nursing, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 5:97-104. 2004
    ..The results of this pilot study justify further investigation of the effectiveness of GI with PMR as a self-management intervention to reduce pain and mobility difficulties associated with OA...
  17. ncbi Psychophysiologic treatment of chronic tinnitus: a randomized clinical trial
    Winfried Rief
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 67:833-8. 2005
    ..Tinnitus seems to be associated with psychophysiological over-activation (e.g., of head and shoulder muscles). Therefore we aimed to develop and evaluate a new intervention program including a psychophysiological approach...
  18. ncbi Psychological intervention in cancer patients: a randomized study
    L Baider
    Sharett Institute of Oncology, Hadassah University Hospital, 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 23:272-7. 2001
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  19. ncbi Relationships among heart rate variability, hypertension, and relaxation techniques
    Sangthong Terathongkum
    Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Nursing, Richmond 23298 0567, USA
    J Vasc Nurs 22:78-82; quiz 83-4. 2004
    ..A few studies have also revealed that relaxation techniques can increase HRV...
  20. ncbi Immediate effects of two relaxation techniques on healthy volunteers
    Sushilkumar S Khemka
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusanthana Samsthana, Eknath Bhavan, 19, Gavipuram Circle, Bangalore 560 019
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 53:67-72. 2009
    This controlled study compared immediate effects of two relaxation techniques on state anxiety and sustained attention in healthy subjects...
  21. ncbi Mind-body medicine. An introduction and review of the literature
    Kevin A Barrows
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:11-31. 2002
    ..There is preliminary evidence to suggest these techniques may affect coronary artery disease and cancer. MBM techniques ultimately may prove to be most effective in combinations or in conjunction with traditional treatment...
  22. ncbi Changes in midlatency auditory evoked potentials following two yoga-based relaxation techniques
    Pailoor Subramanya
    Indian Council of Medical Research, Center for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology, SVYASA, Bangalore, India
    Clin EEG Neurosci 40:190-5. 2009
    ..05) compared to before SR. In conclusion following CM the latencies of neural generators corresponding to cortical areas is prolonged, whereas following SR a similar change occurs at mesencephalic-diencephalic levels...
  23. ncbi Changes in p300 following two yoga-based relaxation techniques
    S P Sarang
    Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
    Int J Neurosci 116:1419-30. 2006
    ..The present results support the idea that "cyclic" meditation enhances cognitive processes underlying the generation of the P300...
  24. ncbi Pathophysiology and treatment of hot flashes
    Tait D Shanafelt
    Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:1207-18. 2002
    ..The use of clonidine, methyldopa, and belladonna should be discouraged because of their modest efficacy and adverse effects...
  25. pmc Relaxation therapies for asthma: a systematic review
    A Huntley
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Sport and Health Studies, University of Exeter, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Thorax 57:127-31. 2002
    ..There is a large body of literature available on the use of relaxation techniques for the treatment of asthma symptoms...
  26. ncbi Repeated exposure of flight phobics to flights in virtual reality
    A Mühlberger
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 39:1033-50. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that exposure in virtual reality may offer a new and promising approach for the treatment of fear of flying...
  27. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavior therapy, relaxation training, and routine clinical care for the irritable bowel syndrome
    Philip M Boyce
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2209-18. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to test this assumption by comparing the effects of cognitive behavior therapy with relaxation therapy and routine clinical care alone in individuals with IBS...
  28. pmc Nonpharmacologic treatment for fibromyalgia: patient education, cognitive-behavioral therapy, relaxation techniques, and complementary and alternative medicine
    Afton L Hassett
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:393-407. 2009
    ..Clinical observations and suggestions are also offered, including using the principles outlined in the acronym ExPRESS to organize a comprehensive nonpharmacologic pain management approach...
  29. ncbi The effect of Benson Relaxation Technique on rheumatoid arthritis patients: extended report
    Masoumeh Bagheri-Nesami
    School of Nursing, Sari, Mazandaran, Iran
    Int J Nurs Pract 12:214-9. 2006
    ..However, in order to support the findings of this trial, studies with large sample size and > 8-week intervention are recommended...
  30. ncbi Cognitive therapy versus applied relaxation as treatment of generalized anxiety disorder
    A Arntz
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:633-46. 2003
    ..3% of AR patients recovered on the STAI-trait at six-month follow-up. These results confirm that both CT and AR are effective treatments for GAD, and also that there is still room for improvement...
  31. ncbi [The use of respiration and relaxation techniques for pain and anxiety relief in the parturition process]
    Nilza Alves Marques Almeida
    Faculdade de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal de Goias
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 13:52-8. 2005
    This study aimed to evaluate the effect of respiration and relaxation techniques on pain and anxiety during labor...
  32. ncbi Trait anxiety and sleep-onset insomnia: evaluation of treatment using anxiety management training
    Marcel Viens
    School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, CP 450 Stn A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 54:31-7. 2003
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  33. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavior therapy for tinnitus
    Shannon K Robinson
    University of California San Diego Department of Psychiatry, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Int Tinnitus J 14:119-26. 2008
    ..The current results suggest that CBT, applied in a group format using a manual, can reduce the negative emotional distress, including depression, associated with tinnitus...
  34. ncbi Effects of body-mind training and relaxation stretching on persons with chronic toxic encephalopathy
    L Engel
    Institute for Exercise and Sports Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Patient Educ Couns 39:155-61. 2000
    ..In conclusion, the body-mind training resulted in an improved ability for physical and mental relaxation as indicated from the lower EMG, the higher alpha% and the decrease in state anxiety...
  35. ncbi Relaxation training methods for nurse managers in Hong Kong: a controlled study
    Paul M B Yung
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 13:255-61. 2004
    ..The application of relaxation training in enhancing mental health status for nurses and health professionals is discussed...
  36. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of Internet-based self-help training for recurrent headache in childhood and adolescence
    Ellen Trautmann
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Gottingen, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 48:28-37. 2010
    ..The results support the use of Internet programs for pediatric recurrent headache, especially given their accessibility and suitability for children and adolescents. Further studies are needed to improve their quality and efficacy...
  37. ncbi The influence of voice volume, pitch, and speech rate on progressive relaxation training: application of methods from speech pathology and audiology
    Glenn E Knowlton
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, PO Box 6040, Morgantown, WV 26506 6040, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 31:173-85. 2006
    ..These results suggest that methods employed for evaluating the quality of vocal characteristics in speech and audiology clinics may be useful for evaluating the quality of therapist's voice when conducting PRT...
  38. ncbi Acute effects of a guided relaxation routine (body scan) on tobacco withdrawal symptoms and cravings in abstinent smokers
    Mark Cropley
    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Addiction 102:989-93. 2007
    ..To examine the acute effects of a guided relaxation routine (body scan) on desire to smoke and tobacco withdrawal symptoms in overnight abstinent smokers...
  39. ncbi Behavioral management of recurrent headache: three decades of experience and empiricism
    Donald B Penzien
    UMC Head Pain Center Psychiatry, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 27:163-81. 2002
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  40. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction
    Shamini Jain
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program, Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA 92103 0804, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:11-21. 2007
    ..Although mindfulness meditation interventions have recently shown benefits for reducing stress in various populations, little is known about their relative efficacy compared with relaxation interventions...
  41. ncbi Creation of a healing enhancement program at an academic medical center
    Susanne M Cutshall
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 13:217-23. 2007
    ..Integrated therapies such as music, massage, guided imagery, and relaxation training were explored to measure their role in patient care...
  42. ncbi Scholarly literature review: Efficacy of psychological interventions for pediatric chronic illnesses
    Ivan L Beale
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:437-51. 2006
    ..To review empirical studies of the efficacy of psychological interventions as adjuvant therapies for children with pediatric diabetes, cancer, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell disease...
  43. ncbi Methods of coping with labor pain used by Jordanian women
    Lubna A Abushaikha
    Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
    J Transcult Nurs 18:35-40. 2007
    ..This study also highlighted the important roles that nurses and midwives can play as educators and supporters during pregnancy and labor...
  44. ncbi A cognitive-behavioural program for adolescents with chronic pain-a pilot study
    Vivian P B M Merlijn
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 59:126-34. 2005
    ..Further, the preliminary data showed an effect on pain and quality of life in the expected direction. The results underline the need for a definitive study with a larger sample size and a random controlled design...
  45. ncbi Is there a benefit from intensified medical and psychological interventions in patients with functional dyspepsia not responding to conventional therapy?
    S Haag
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:973-86. 2007
    ..standard medical therapy in patients with refractory functional dyspepsia (FD), referred to a tertiary referral medical center...
  46. ncbi Response expectancies, treatment credibility, and hypnotic suggestibility: mediator and moderator effects in hypnotic and cognitive-behavioral pain interventions
    Leonard S Milling
    Department of Psychology, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT 06117, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:167-78. 2007
    ..However, these studies have typically failed to measure the full range of suggestibility and have assessed pain reduction and suggestibility in the same experimental context, possibly inflating the association between these variables...
  47. ncbi A qualitative analysis of interviews of men with early stage prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Lifestyle Trial
    Carol Kronenwetter
    Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:99-107. 2005
    ..Additionally, participants frequently mentioned increased comfort with emotional expression...
  48. ncbi Stress management at the worksite: reversal of symptoms profile and cardiovascular dysregulation
    Daniela Lucini
    Department of Clinical Sciences L Sacco, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 49:291-7. 2007
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  49. ncbi Use of nonpharmacologic interventions for pain and anxiety after total hip and total knee arthroplasty
    Teresa A Pellino
    University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI, USA
    Orthop Nurs 24:182-90; quiz 191-2. 2005
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  50. ncbi Treatment of postpartum depression, part 2: a critical review of nonbiological interventions
    Cindy Lee E Dennis
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1252-65. 2004
    ..The objective of this article is to critically review the literature to determine the current state of scientific knowledge related to the treatment of postpartum depression from a nonbiological perspective...
  51. ncbi Adaptation of dialectical behavior therapy skills training group for treatment-resistant depression
    Rebecca Harley
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:136-43. 2008
    ..Effect sizes were large for both measures of depression (Cohen's d = 1.45 for Hamilton rating scale for depression and 1.31 for Beck depression inventory), suggesting that larger scale trials are warranted...
  52. ncbi How to reduce stress and anxiety in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization?
    V Kollner
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:511-3. 2006
  53. ncbi Chronic neuropathic pain: issues in patient education
    Paul Arnstein
    William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 5:34-41. 2004
    ..This article presents an overview of patient education approaches useful in the management of chronic pain...
  54. ncbi The short-term effects of a body awareness program: better self-management of health problems for individuals with chronic a-specific psychosomatic symptoms
    Jeanet J A Landsman-Dijkstra
    Lifestyle Training Center, Dalfsen, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 55:155-67. 2004
    ..They are more capable of self-management in coping with stress and psychosomatic symptoms. Conclusions are drawn about the prevention by early interventions for patients with a-specific physical symptoms...
  55. ncbi Massage or music for pain relief in labour: a pilot randomised placebo controlled trial
    L Kimber
    Horton Maternity Unit, Oxford Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire 0X16 9AL, UK
    Eur J Pain 12:961-9. 2008
    ..Each used different massage techniques, at different frequencies and durations, and relaxation techniques were included in three trials...
  56. ncbi The nursing programme 'Coping with itch': a promising intervention for patients with chronic pruritic skin diseases
    Harmieke van Os-Medendorp
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 16:1238-46. 2007
    ..To examine the feasibility of the nursing programme 'Coping with Itch' and the effect of the programme on the frequency and intensity of itching and scratching, itch-related coping, skin-related psychosocial morbidity and quality of life...
  57. ncbi Music imagery for adults with acute leukemia in protective environments: a feasibility study
    Debra S Burns
    Indiana University School of Music, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:507-13. 2008
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  58. ncbi Self-administered stress management training in patients undergoing radiotherapy
    Mindy M Krischer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida and the Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4657-62. 2007
    ..The primary objective of this study was to determine if a stress management intervention was effective in improving quality of life and decreasing psychological distress in patients undergoing radiotherapy for cancer...
  59. ncbi Dealing with stress: patterns of self-comfort among healthcare students
    Vera Dahlqvist
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    Nurse Educ Today 28:476-84. 2008
    ..In the light of Winnicott's theory, self-comforting measures can be comprehended as the ability to transfer early childhood experiences of being nurtured and comforted into well-adapted strategies to effect relaxation and gain strength...
  60. ncbi A comprehensive pain management programme comprising educational, cognitive and behavioural interventions for neuropathic pain following spinal cord injury
    Cecilia Norrbrink Budh
    Spinalis SCI Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 38:172-80. 2006
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  61. ncbi How stress management improves quality of life after treatment for breast cancer
    Michael H Antoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33146, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1143-52. 2006
    ..Thus, this intervention had beneficial effects on diverse aspects of quality of life after treatment for breast cancer, which appear linked to a specific stress management skill taught in the intervention...
  62. ncbi Effects of music therapy on health-related outcomes in cardiac rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial
    Susan E Mandel
    Lake Hospital System, Inc, USA
    J Music Ther 44:176-97. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that some health-related outcomes may be affected positively by participation in music therapy in addition to cardiac rehabilitation. Attrition contributed to limitations in statistical power...
  63. ncbi Long-term follow up of a physical therapy programme for patients with fibromyalgia syndrome
    Anne Marie Hävermark
    Hälsopoolens Rehabklinik, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:315-22. 2006
    ..The conclusion is that a physical therapy programme for patients with FMS may have a positive impact on patients' general well-being but not on other symptoms...
  64. ncbi [Functional gastrointestinal disorders]
    Gabriele Moser
    Klinische Abteilung für Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie, Universitatsklinik fur Innere Medizin IV, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wien, Austria
    Wien Med Wochenschr 156:435-40. 2006
    ..However, its benefits persist or even increase over time, and in the long run, there may be a reduction in clinic visits and health care costs which offsets the initial cost of psychological treatment...
  65. ncbi The effect of live music on decreasing anxiety in patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment
    Alejandra J Ferrer
    The Florida State University, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, USA
    J Music Ther 44:242-55. 2007
    ..Descriptive values indicated that, on average, the experimental group was influenced positively by the music intervention, and participants improved their quality of life while undergoing chemotherapy treatment...
  66. ncbi Self-care symptom management strategies for auditory hallucinations among patients with schizophrenia in Taiwan
    Yun Fang Tsai
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, ROC Taiwan
    Appl Nurs Res 19:191-6. 2006
    ..We suggest the development of a manual of selected self-care strategies identified by these patients to empower other patients to use self-care for AH...
  67. ncbi [Mindfulness meditation--an old fashion method for stress relief]
    Marie Asberg
    Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper, Danderyds sjukhus
    Lakartidningen 103:3174-7. 2006
  68. ncbi The effect of progressive muscle relaxation training on anxiety levels and quality of life in dialysis patients
    Y K Yildirim
    Ege University Nursing School, Izmir, Turkey
    EDTNA ERCA J 32:86-8. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of progressive muscle relaxation training (PMRT) on anxiety levels and quality of life (QoL) in dialysis patients...
  69. ncbi A pilot study of distraction for adolescents during allergy testing
    Debra Ann Jeffs
    Arkansas Children Hospital, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 12:170-85. 2007
    ..This pilot study describes pain and anxiety associated with allergy testing; tests distraction, specifically self-selected distraction; and examines the relationship between pain, anxiety, and engagement with distraction...
  70. ncbi Pilot study of a self-administered stress management and exercise intervention during chemotherapy for cancer
    Rick W Wilson
    School of Physical Therapy, University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33612 4766, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:928-35. 2006
    ..This pilot project explored the feasibility, safety, and effectiveness of a self-administered exercise and stress management intervention for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy...
  71. ncbi Coping strategies and predictors of general well-being in women with breast cancer in the People's Republic of China
    Jingzhi Li
    HOPE School of Nursing, Wuhan University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Nurs Health Sci 9:199-204. 2007
    ..The findings indicated planning, positive reframing, and self-distraction were the most commonly used coping strategies. The best predictors of general well-being were employment status and the coping method, self-blame...
  72. ncbi Psychological approaches to chronic pain management: part 1
    Nicola Adams
    Faculty of Health and Applied Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:290-300. 2006
    ..In doing this, psychological factors mediating pain and disability will also be reviewed...
  73. ncbi Telecare for women with postpartum depression
    Doris Noel Ugarriza
    University of Miami School of Nursing, Coral Gables, Florida 33143, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 44:37-45. 2006
    ..involved a 10-week telecare therapy consisting of three related aspects: cognitive-behavioral therapy, relaxation techniques, and problem-solving strategies...
  74. ncbi Coping with cancer: what do patients do
    Christine Zaza
    Centre for Behavioural Research and Program, University of Waterloo, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 23:55-73. 2005
    ..The individualized approaches that are used for disseminating disease and treatment information to cancer patients should also be used to provide them with information on effective coping strategies...
  75. ncbi Applied relaxation in the treatment of long-lasting neck pain: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Catharina Gustavsson
    Centre for Clinical Research Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 38:100-7. 2006
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  76. ncbi Stress management for African American women with elevated blood pressure: a pilot study
    Mary Webb
    College of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 7:187-96. 2006
    ..Further study of the effects of stress management interventions on BP and stress, with a larger sample, is warranted...
  77. ncbi Psychological approaches for the nursing management of chronic pain: part 2
    Clifford Richardson
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, South Piccadilly, Manchester, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1196-202. 2006
    ....
  78. ncbi [Cognitive group therapy for tinnitus--a retrospecive study of their efficacy]
    S H Storb
    Gemeinschaftspraxis Dr med H Michael Strahl und Dr med Tatjana von Stackelberg, Arzte für Hals, Nasen, Ohrenheilkunde, Dusseldorf
    Laryngorhinootologie 85:506-11. 2006
    ..However by combination of several therapy forms an improvement of the tinnitus aurium is possible...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of the chronic disease self-management program in a Chinese population
    Andrew M H Siu
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
    Patient Educ Couns 65:42-50. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the 6-week Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) in Hong Kong...
  80. ncbi The effect of a cognitive and a physical stress-reducing programme on psychological complaints
    Willem Van Rhenen
    Academic Medical Centre, Coronel Institute, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:139-48. 2005
    ..It was hypothesised that the newly developed intervention would be more effective in reducing psychological complaints than the cognitive intervention. Both programmes consisted of four sessions in a period of 10 weeks...
  81. ncbi Simple coping strategies for people who hear voices
    Charlie Place
    South Leeds Intensive Home Treatment Team, Leeds Mental Health Trust
    Nurs Times 99:38-40. 2003
    ..Some of these are explained in this article. They represent an example of providing person-centred care, which is at the centre of good mental health nursing...
  82. ncbi The effectiveness of self-management training for individuals with HIV/AIDS
    J Inouye
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 12:73-84. 2001
    ..g., Anger). Treated participants also showed significant increases on the Internal subscale of the Health Attribution Test...
  83. ncbi [Music as adjuvant therapy for coronary heart disease. Therapeutic music lowers anxiety, stress and beta-endorphin concentrations in patients from a coronary sport group]
    J O Vollert
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Kardiologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:2712-6. 2003
    ..In a study with coronary patients it was estimated that music is able to lower stress and fear and contributing to relaxation in spite of physical exercise...
  84. ncbi [Appraisal of treatment of the trigger points associated with relaxation to treat chronic headache in the adult. Relationship with anxiety and stress adaptation strategies]
    C Goffaux-Dogniez
    Kinésithérapeute, B 1410 Belgique
    Encephale 29:377-90. 2003
    ....
  85. ncbi Psychosocial nursing therapy following sudden cardiac arrest: impact on two-year survival
    M J Cowan
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095-1702, USA
    Nurs Res 50:68-76. 2001
    ..13. There were a total of three deaths in the therapy group and eight deaths in the control group. CONCLUSIONS: Psychosocial therapy significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular death in sudden cardiac arrest survivors...
  86. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral interventions improve quality of life in women with AIDS
    Suzanne C Lechner
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:253-61. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine treatment effects on total QOL and 11 QOL domains from baseline to post-intervention follow-up...
  87. ncbi Designing and conducting research: A music intervention to reduce anxiety before vascular angiography procedures
    Marti Buffum
    VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, 94121, USA
    J Vasc Nurs 21:110-3. 2003
  88. ncbi Therapies to reduce stress and anxiety
    Lynn Keegan
    Holistic Nursing Consultants, 315 Shade Tree Lane, Port Angeles, WA 98362, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 15:321-7. 2003
    ..For critical care patients, many alternative and complementary therapies including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, humor, imagery, massage, music, and relaxation can be used successfully as adjunct therapies to help decrease stress...
  89. ncbi Effects of cognitive therapy, applied relaxation and nitrous oxide sedation. A five-year follow-up study of patients treated for dental fear
    Tiril Willumsen
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Behavioural Science, Dental Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:93-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the favorable effects on dental fear and general psychological distress continued at 5-year follow-up for all treatment groups...
  90. ncbi Effects of psychological group therapy in patients with multiple sclerosis
    N Tesar
    Department of Neuorology, General Hospital, Propst Führer Strasse 4, St Polten, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:394-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate a psychological therapy program used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) and including cognitive/behavioral strategies, relaxation training and physical exercise...
  91. ncbi Massage therapy for patients undergoing cardiac catheterization
    Heather A Okvat
    Columbia Intergrative Medicine Program, New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:68-70, 72, 74-5. 2002
    ..Massage therapy has been used primarily in nonmedical settings for relaxation and stress reduction, and some research demonstrates its efficacy in medical environments...
  92. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a self-management plan for patients with newly diagnosed angina
    R J P Lewin
    British Heart Foundation Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Health Studies, University of York
    Br J Gen Pract 52:194-6, 199-201. 2002
    ..There are approximately 1.8 million patients with angina in the United Kingdom, many of whom report a poor quality of life, including raised levels of anxiety and depression...
  93. ncbi A study to compare the effectiveness of GSR biofeedback training and progressive muscle relaxation training in reducing blood pressure and respiratory rate among highly stressed individuals
    Archana Khanna
    Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 51:296-300. 2007
  94. ncbi The effect of information and behavioural training on endoscopy patients' clinical outcomes
    Deirdre Maguire
    Department of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Patient Educ Couns 54:61-5. 2004
    ..There were no statistical differences between the groups however, for mood, physiological and anxiety measures, although a positive trend was evident for the two intervention groups...
  95. ncbi [Health-related control belief and quality of life in chronically ill patients after a behavioral intervention in an integrative medicine clinic--an observational study]
    B Hoffmann
    Institut für Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 11:159-70. 2004
    ..The goal is to increase health-related quality of life (QoL) as well as control beliefs and to reduce morbidity in later life...
  96. ncbi Nucare, a coping skills training intervention for oncology patients and families: participants' motivations and expectations
    Suzanne Watts
    School of Nursing and Department of Oncology, McGill University School of Nursing, and a Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology and HOPE and COPE, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, PQ
    Can Oncol Nurs J 14:84-95. 2004
    ..Nucare may be selected as a useful guide to practice...
  97. ncbi [Gender-specific stress management training at school]
    Petra Hampel
    Zentrum für Klinische Psychologie und Rehabilitation der Universität Bremen
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 57:20-38. 2008
    ..Boys improved in relaxation coping in the short and mid term. Boys also decreased in externalizing coping in the short run. Results are discussed with regard to modifications of the gender-specific program...
  98. ncbi Management of insomnia
    C K Kirkwood
    School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0533, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 39:688-96; quiz 713-4. 1999
    ..To review current issues in the pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management of insomnia...
  99. ncbi Evaluating the program of a smoking cessation support group for adult smokers: a longitudinal pilot study
    Chih Ling Huang
    Department of Nursing, Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 13:197-205. 2005
    ..Participants were also trained in behavioral strategies to avoid smoking, including imagery rehearsal, relaxation techniques, exercise, and distraction...
  100. ncbi [Conception and evaluation of a group therapy intervention for patients with chronic pain disorders and applications for early retirement pensions]
    H Schultze
    Psychosomatische Fachklinik Bad Dürkheim, Bad Dürkheim
    Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 47:211-8. 2008
    ....
  101. ncbi Cardiac syndrome X. Diagnosis, pathogenesis and management
    Juan Carlos Kaski
    Coronary Artery Disease Research Unit, Cardiological Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 4:179-94. 2004
    ..Psychological treatment, particularly cognitive therapy, appears to be useful in defined patient subsets. Relaxation techniques such as transcendental meditation have been successfully used in small studies and shown to improve not ..

Research Grants62

  1. Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Yoga in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors
    Sheila H Ridner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Through postures, breath work, relaxation techniques and meditation, gentle Hatha Yoga practices may address both physical MSI and resultant psychological ..
  2. Drug & Non-Drug Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Headache
    Scott Powers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Sessions will focus on teaching the youth biofeedback, muscle relaxation techniques, imagery, distraction, activity pacing, problem solving and use of calming techniques using a treatment ..
  3. Yoga for women with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..breast cancer after surgery and while undergoing radiation treatment because of the stress management and relaxation techniques and the gentle stretching that should facilitate recovery...
  4. Prevention of Postrape Drug Abuse: Replication Study
    Heidi S Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..b>relaxation techniques) related to rape in terms of relative effects and mechanisms by which they may be helpful as compared to ..
  5. Biobehavioral Effects of Qigong During Treatment for Rectal Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..undergoing radiation treatment and prior to surgery and chemotherapy because of the stress management and relaxation techniques and the gentle movements that should facilitate recovery...
  6. Psychotherapies for Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    John C Markowitz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In response to helpful comments from reviewers, we have standardized lengths of treatment, bolstered statistical analyses, and increased sample size among other adjustments for this final submission. ..
  7. Amelioration of Claustrophobia and Disruptive Patient Motion in MR Imaging
    ELVIRA VALENTINA LANG; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..A core of licensed healthcare professionals will be taught how to guide patients in self-hypnotic relaxation techniques, using scripts, found to be safe and effective in the radiology department...
  8. MVPS: Health Concerns, Role function, Health Service Use
    KRISTINE SCORDO; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  9. Virtual Relaxation Environment for Chronic Back Pain
    Libby Tannenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The long term objective is to test a comprehensive, computerbased, cognitive-behavioral treatment package for CLBP. Potential exists to extend such a package to address a broad range of psychological and health issues. ..
  10. 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer for Shared Use
    Craig Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..9) investigation of the hypothesis that aromatic amino acids are required to specify a distinct conformational state by NMR spin relaxation techniques, to elucidate important parameters for protein design.
  11. Biobehavioral Effects of Yoga During Cancer Treatment
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..breast cancer after surgery and while undergoing radiation treatment because of the stress management and relaxation techniques and the gentle stretching that should facilitate recovery...
  12. Quit-smoking program for lung cancer patients' families
    Lori Bastian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., relaxation techniques, reframing self-defeating appraisals, use of self-help cessation aids) and discourage avoidant-oriented ..
  13. Quit-smoking program for lung cancer patients' families
    Lori Bastian; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., relaxation techniques, reframing self-defeating appraisals, use of self-help cessation aids) and discourage avoidant-oriented ..
  14. Regulatory Mechanisms of Secretory Phospholipases A2
    SUREN TATULIAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..dynamics of the main chain of PLA2 during its interfacial activation will be measured using 15N nuclear relaxation techniques. Collectively, our results will help develop new strategies for regulation of PLA2s, enzymes of profound ..
  15. Asthma and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Breathing and relaxation techniques, including yoga appear most promising...
  16. Family Based Treatment of Early Childhood OCD
    Henrietta Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..At the end of the study, a final revised, comprehensive, manualized treatment protocol would be completed which could be tested in large efficacy and effectiveness studies. ..
  17. Exploring the Effect of Meditation on Hypertension
    Sarah Reiff Hekking; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..suggests that one form of meditation, transcendental meditation, is more effective than some other formal relaxation techniques in reducing blood pressure in mild hypertensives, with the magnitude of blood pressure reductions similar ..
  18. Structure, Dynamics and Function of AlgH
    AARON COWLEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..techniques, to characterize the stability and dynamics of AlgH using hydrogen exchange and nuclear spin-relaxation techniques, and to unambiguously identify AlgH binding partners using mass spectrometry based identification...
  19. USING AUDIO TO CONVEY MIND/BODY APPROACHES TO CANCER
    DAVID FREUDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The audio content, designed for patients with cancer, will introduce listeners to relaxation techniques, principles of cognitive therapy that can interrupt patients' worrying, the role of support groups and ..
  20. INTERVENTIONS FOR COCAINE-EXPO TEENAGE MOTHERS/INFANTS
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..School-age follow-up with the infants (and their mothers) will be enabled by a school system risk registry. Group comparison, regression and cost benefit analyses will be performed on the data...
  21. PROTEIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
    RICHARD HIMES; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..We plan to use 13C, 1H and 31P NMR relaxation techniques to study ligand binding...
  22. INDUCING AND REDUCING COGNITIVE FIXATION
    Steven Smith; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..useful techniques for reducing induced fixation may include awareness of one's fixated state, and relaxation techniques intended to broaden the focus of attention...
  23. PREVENTING DEPRESSION IN INFANTS OF DEPRESSED MOTHERS
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The effects of this prevention on infant mood, behavior and development will be assessed across the first two years. ..
  24. Solution NMR Studies of Allosteric Behavior in Proteins
    Tatyana Igumenova; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..this, site-directed mutagenesis will be used in combination with solution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) relaxation techniques. Two protein systems are chosen for the proposed study...
  25. EFFICACY OF CAM INTERVENTIONS IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    Jennifer Pike; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. USING AUDIO TO CONVEY MIND/BODY APPROACHES TO CANCER
    DAVID FREUDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..cancer patients to mind/body (behavioral) approaches to cancer survivorship, including stress management, relaxation techniques, cognitive therapy and group support...
  27. A Patient-Controlled Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Cancer Symptoms
    Kristine L Kwekkeboom; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  28. Relaxation Therapy for Alzheimer's Caregivers
    Sharon Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Sleep Disturbances in People with Cancer and Caregivers
    Ann Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Mindfullness-Based Stress Reduction for Hot Flashes
    James Carmody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Relaxation response with acupuncture for HIV patients
    Bei Hung Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  32. Fatigue & Breast Cancer-A Behavioral Sleep Intervention
    Ann Berger; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Statistical analyses include RM-ANOVA, generalized estimation equation methodology and multiple regression analysis. Results may inform development of clinical guidelines for fatigue management during adjuvant CT. ..
  33. Exercise, stress, and wound healing among older adults
    CHARLES FISKE EMERY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In turn, the results may have- implications for treating older adults who suffer dermal wounds or are recovering from surgery. ..
  34. Motivation and Skills for THC/ETOH+ Teens in Jail
    LYN STEIN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The development of effective interventions for substance using juvenile offenders has the potential to reduce substance abuse and crime in this population. ..
  35. Behavioral Insomnia Therapy With Fibromyalgia
    Jack Edinger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., pain, fatigue). Results of this trial should provide insights into the pathophysiology and management of FM. ..
  36. Analysis of RNA Dynamics Using 13C NMR Spin Relaxation Techniques
    James Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Classifying Psychiatric, Medical, and Primary Insomnias
    Jack Edinger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will provide a much-needed comparison of these two insomnia nosologies and the subtypes they define. Results also likely will provide important information for future insomnia classification efforts. ..
  38. Supplementing Relaxation & Music for Postoperative Pain
    Marion Good; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Knowledge of the effects of patient teaching and non-invasive methods to reduce post-operative pain, stress, and immune function may facilitate postoperative recovery with lower health-care cost. ..
  39. DOSE/RESPONSE EFFECTS OF BEHAVIORAL INSOMNIA THERAPY
    Jack Edinger; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We should also develop a better understanding of the time course over which treatment-related improvements might be expected for insomniacs in general and for specific primary insomniac subtypes. ..
  40. Sleep EEG Spectral Measures of Insomnia
    Jack Edinger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Responsivity of homocysteine to behavioral stress
    Charles Emery; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWS FOR INCARCERATED TEENS
    Lynda Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The development of effective interventions for substance using juvenile offenders has the potential to reduce substance abuse and crime in this population. ..
  43. A CONTROLLED TRIAL OF PSYCHODYNAMIC TREATMENT FOR PANIC
    Barbara Milrod; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Upon completion of the award, Dr. Millrod will serve as principle investigator in psychotherapy research studies, and as mentor to residents, child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, medical students and colleagues. ..
  44. Applying Exercise Intervention to Drug Treatment
    Richard Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If the efficacy of this intervention can be established in this trial and in subsequent clinical trials, drug dependent patients will be provided with a valuable adjunct or alternative to traditional substance abuse treatment. ..
  45. Distress Tolerance Treatment for Smoking Cessation
    Richard A Brown; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  46. HIV AND COCAINE USE--CARDIOVASCULAR EFFECTS AND THERAPY
    Arthur Margolin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. TREATMENT FOR COMORBID ASTHMA AND PANIC DISORDER
    Paul Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The principal outcome measures will be indices of high/low PD end-state functioning and improvement in asthma severity. A number of exploratory measures also will be analyzed. ..
  48. COGNITIVE AND INTERPERSONAL THERAPY FOR GENERAL ANXIETY
    THOMAS BORKOVEC; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  49. Neurohormonal Effects of Massage Therapy
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The K05 would allow me to increase my research time including being mentored and mentoring students from 25 to 75% time. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. FACILITATING POSITIVE ADAPTATION TO BREAST CANCER
    MICHAEL HOWARD ANTONI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Biobehavioral-Cytokine Interactions in Ovarian Cancer
    Susan Lutgendorf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will have implications for innovative behavioral and pharmacological intervention strategies for ovarian cancer patients. ..
  53. Midcareer Development in Nonpharmacologic Analgesia
    Elvira Lang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The mentoring of beginning clinical researchers will have contributed towards fostering a self- sustaining mode of integrated practice in the future. ..
  54. Spiritual Self-Reevaluation Therapy for HIV+ Drug Users
    Arthur Margolin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Treatment process variables to be assessed include HIV information, motivation, and behavioral skills and the shift in addict and spiritual self-schemas from pre to post-treatment. ..
  55. ACUPUNCTURE AND COPING SKILLS TRAINING FOR COCAINE ABUSE
    Arthur Margolin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Both clinical efficacy, cost, as well as treatment/patient matching variables, will be examined. ..
  56. Spirituality Guided HIV Prevention For Drug Users
    Arthur Margolin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. Healing Touch, Immunity, and Fatigue in Breast Cancer
    Susan Lutgendorf; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  58. Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Michael Antoni; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  59. Prenatal Depression and a Yoga Intervention
    Tiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We would expect that yoga would decrease depression, increase vagal activity, decrease cortisol and increase gestational age (decrease prematurity). ..