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Mayhami K, Moradi O, Dadgar M, Ezatpour E E. Investigation of the educational effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral approach (CBT) coupled with relaxation on migraine pain. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2019; 6 (2) :27-37
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1- M.A in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad Univeristy, Sanandaj, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad Univeristy, Sanandaj, Iran , moradioma@gmail.com
3- Psychiatrist, Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad Univeristy, Sanandaj, Iran
Abstract:   (2484 Views)
Introduction: Migraine headache is one of the most common complaints in neurology clinics.
Aim: This study was conducted to investigate the Educational Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Approach (CBT) Coupled with Relaxation on Migraine Pain.
Method: The research method was based on semi-experimental, pretest-posttest in relation to the control group. The statistical population of this study included all female patients with migraine who referred to Sanandaj Psychiatric Clinics in 2015, 24 of patients (12 controls, 12 experimental) were selected among female patients with migraine problem based on available simple random sampling. The Najjarian migraine headache symptom Questionnaire were used as pretest and post-test them. In the experimental group, cognitive-behavioral education along with relaxation was presented in 8 sessions, but no training was conducted in the control group. Covariance analysis was used to analyze the Data.
Results: The results showed that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) training on migraine pain reduction has been effective in reducing migraine pain in female experimental group who  referred to psychiatric clinics (P <0.05).
Conclusion: According to the findings of this study, cognitive-behavioral training can be used to relieve migraine pain.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/01/5 | Accepted: 2019/04/10 | Published: 2019/06/15

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