Detailed information on biofeedback augmented treatment of Raynauds Syndrome
A. Citations to the papers summarized in the "brief summary":
Freedman R: Physiological mechanisms of temperature biofeedback. Biofeedback and Self-Regulation 16: 95 - 115, 1991.
Freedman R, Ianni P: Role of cold and emotional stress in Raynaud's disease and scleroderma. British Medical Journal, 287: 1499 1502, 1983.
Freedman R, lanni P, Hale P, Lynn S: Treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon with biofeedback and cold desensitization. Psychophysiology, 16: 182, 1970.
Freedman R, Ianni P, Wenig P: Behavioral treatment of Raynaud's disease. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 51: 539 549, 1983.
Freedman R, Ianni P, Wenig P: Behavioral treatment of Raynaud's disease: Long term follow up. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 5: 136, 1985.
Freedman R, Lynn S, Ianni P, Hale P: Biofeedback treatment of Raynaud's disease and phenomenon. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 6: 355 365, 1981.
Freedman R, Mayes M, Sabharwal S: Induction of vasospastic attacks despite digital nerve block in Raynaud's disease and phenomenon. Circulation, 80: 859 862, 1989.
Freedman R, Morris R, Norton M, Masselink D, Sabharwal D, Mayes M: Physiological mechanism of digital vasoconstriction training. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 13: 299 305, 1988.
Freedman, R.R., Sabharwal, S.C., Ianni, P., Desai, N., Wenig, P., & Mayes, M. (1988). Nonneural beta-adrenergic vasodilating mechanism in temperature biofeedback. Psychosomatic Medicine, 50(4), 394-401.
Guglielmi, R.S., Roberts, A.H., & Patterson, R. (1982). Skin temperature biofeedback for Raynaud's disease: a double-blind study. Biofeedback & Self-Regulation, 7(1), 99-120.
Jobe, J.B., Sampson, J.B., Roberts, D.E., & Kelly, J.A. (1986). Comparison of behavioral treatments for Raynaud's disease. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 9(1), 89-96.
Keefe, F.J., Surwit, R.S., & Pilon, R.N. (1980). Biofeedback, autogenic training, and progressive relaxation in the treatment of Raynaud's disease: A comparative study. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 13(1), 3-11.
Middaugh, S.J., Haythornthwaite, J.A., Thompson, B., Hill, R., Brown, K.M., Freedman, R.R., et al. (2001). The Raynaud's Treatment Study: Biofeedback protocols and acquisition of temperature biofeedback skills. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 26(4), 251-278.
Peterson, L.L., & Vorhies, C. (1983). Raynaud's syndrome. Treatment with sublingual administration of nitroglycerin, swinging arm maneuver, and biofeedback training. Archives of Dermatology, 119(5), 396-9.
Raynaud's Treatment Study Investigators. (2000). Comparison of sustained-release nifedipine and temperature biofeedback for treatment of primary Raynaud's phenomenon. Results from a randomized clinical trial with 1-year follow-up. Archives of Internal Medicine, 160(8), 1101-8.