Behavioral Approaches to the Management of Chronic Pain in Children Academic Article uri icon


  • This article focuses on the basic premises underlying the behavioral assessment and treatment of chronic pain, particularly as they apply to the less distinct pain disorders of childhood, such as obscure headache and abdominal pain. Pain behavior management procedures, relaxation techniques, and biofeedback training are discussed in detail in reviewing recent research developments in this area.

author list (cited authors)

  • Masek, B. J., Russo, D. C., & Varni, J. W.

citation count

  • 48

complete list of authors

  • Masek, BJ||Russo, DC||Varni, JW

publication date

  • October 1984