FDA approves virtual reality system for treatment of chronic back pain
Nov 17, 2021
EaseVRx is designed for home use and is available by prescription to patients with clinically diagnosed lower back conditions, FDA says.
CBT intervention beneficial for adults with chronic pain conditions
Nov 02, 2021
Group-based CBT intervention produced modest, but sustained, reductions in measures of pain, pain-related disability
CBT is ‘highly effective’ for chronic insomnia in the oldest adults, new study finds
Jun 16, 2021
Despite the medical complexity and advanced age of study participants, cognitive behavioral therapy reduced insomnia severity, improved sleep efficacy, and decreased the time it took to fall asleep, geriatrician-researchers...
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Aug 01, 2019
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Nursing homes can enhance pain management with cognitive behavioral therapy, new guidelines say
Apr 09, 2013
Nursing home residents in chronic pain may benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), according to new guidelines on managing pain in older people.