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England, Ronald R., Treatment of Migraine Headache
Utilizing Cerebral Electrostimulation. Master of Science
(Clinical Psychology), December, 1976, 38 pp., 3 figures,
references, 51 titles.
Cerebral electrostimulation (CES) as a treatment
for migraine headache was investigated. Eighteen par-
ticipants recorded data on headaches for two baseline
weeks. Six were assigned to each of three groups--an
active treatment group receiving CES, a placebo group
receiving a simulated version of CES, and a no-treatment
control group placed on a waiting list during the study.
The CES group evidenced a significant reduction in head-
ache duration and intensity relative to the placebo group.
The waiting list control group did as well as the CES
group. A number of hypotheses were put forth in an
attempt to account for the unexpected finding.
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England, Ronald R. Treatment of Migraine Headache Utilizing Cerebral Electrostimulation, thesis, December 1976; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504062/m1/2/: accessed February 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .