Tag Archives: Outcomes

SHS: Behavioral Therapy Improves Headache Outcomes

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Behavioral treatment can improve headache and migraine outcomes significantly, a researcher said here. Behavioral therapy can help headache patients develop self-efficacy — “the belief in their ability to control their headache, manage their emotional reactivity to pain, and achieve functionality even with a significant headache disorder,” said Steven Baskin, PhD, of the… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Bipolar Disorder

In treating pregnant women with mood or anxiety disorders, we tend to focus primarily on the reproductive safety of psychotropic medications; however, it must be recognized that withholding or withdrawing pharmacologic treatment for depression or anxiety during pregnancy may carry some degree of risk. Untreated psychiatric illness in the mother cannot be considered a benign… Read More »