Biofeedback for Stress Management – How Does It Work?
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Biofeedback for Stress Management – How Does It Work?

Biofeedback can help with a variety of health conditions—from headaches and asthma to chronic pain and high blood pressure. But it can also be used for stress management and anxiety. During a biofeedback session, electrical sensors are connected to different areas of your body. These sensors give you information about what’s going on in your…

Medical Play Therapy
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Medical Play Therapy

What is medical play therapy? Play therapy is helpful for children who have an illness or must have surgery that requires hospitalization. Hospitalizations are stressful for children and their families. Young children often feel frightened, confused, and out of control. Play therapy is used to help children understand and cope with illness, surgery, hospitalization, and medical…

Helping Infants and Preschoolers Cope With Medical Stress
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Helping Infants and Preschoolers Cope With Medical Stress

Helping Infants and Preschoolers Cope With Medical Procedures, Illness, and Hospitalization Almost all children will experience medical procedures (e.g. lumbar puncture, injection) during childhood and some experience related medical stress. Most receive at least 10 preventive injections by age 5 5 million children undergo treatment or diagnostic medical procedures yearly More than 2 million children…