- •Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT+A) reduced headache days within 2 months.
- •Decreases in headache days were seen as early as the first month of treatment.
- •More than 70% of CBT+A participants reduced their headaches days by 50% or more.
- •Within 5 months, more than 1/2 of CBT+A participants had 1 headache or less per week.
- •Doctors and patients can set goals for treatment expectations using these findings.
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This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (grant numbers R01NS050536; T32DK063929; UL1TR000077).
The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.