Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Beneficial in Migraine

MONDAY, Jan. 10, 2022 -- A migraine-specific adaptation of the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) program does not improve headache-related impairment among patients with migraine, but does result in reduced headache frequency and improved...
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Headache - related impairment did not improve, but headache frequency reduced and psychological functioning improved
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news
ConclusionsThe migraine-specific MBCT program did not result in improvements with regard to headache-related impairment but showed a reduction in headache frequency as well as improved psychological functioning in secondary outcomes.Trial RegistrationThis trial was registered in the German Trial Registry “Deutsches Register Klinischer Studien” (ID: DRKS00007477), which is a WHO-listed primary trial register.
Source: International Journal of Behavioral Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Evidence was collected from highly biased, short-term, heterogenous studies mainly focused on BMS-related pain, with scarce data on quality of life, psychologic status, dysgeusia, and xerostomia. Long-term effectiveness of nonpharmacologic treatments should be further investigated, with a more rigorous, bias-proof study design.PMID:34609377 | DOI:10.11607/ofph.2868
Source: Journal of Orofacial Pain - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
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