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So You Want Me to See a Health Psychologist? The Role of Psychology in Headache Care

Amy S. Grinberg, PhD Clinical Health Psychologist Headache Centers of Excellence; Psychology Service VA Connecticut Healthcare System Founder, Ease the Pain Psychology Almost everyone encounters a headache at some point in their life. However, headache disorders, such as migraine, tension-type headache, and cluster headache, are more than “just a headache”. They are complex neurological diseases with commonly associated symptoms including nausea/vomiting and sensitivity to light … Continue reading So You Want Me to See a Health Psychologist? The Role of Psychology in Headache Care

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Points of Intervention for Health Psychology Along the Cardiovascular Health Continuum

Allison J. Carroll, PhD Research Associate Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology (Ce-PIM) for Drug Abuse and HIV Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Dating back to the 1970s, it was observed that patients with cardiovascular disease have higher than expected rates of depression, anxiety, and behavioral concerns (Cassem and Hackett, 1971; Cay et al., 1972). By the 1990s, it … Continue reading Points of Intervention for Health Psychology Along the Cardiovascular Health Continuum