Cristina Cusi

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BACKGROUND Headache is a common medical problem. In view of recent discoveries about the role of serotonin in pain mechanisms, selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have been evaluated for the prevention of migraine and tension-type headaches (TTH). OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of SSRIs for preventing migraine and TTH.(More)
BACKGROUND This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in 2005 on selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for preventing migraine and tension-type headache. The original review has been split in two parts and this review now only regards migraine prevention. Another updated review is under development to cover tension-type(More)
BACKGROUND The process of systematically reviewing research evidence is useful for collecting, assessing and summarizing results from multiple studies planned to answer the same clinical question. The term "systematic" implies that the process, besides being organized and complete, is transparent and fully reported to allow other independent researchers to(More)
BACKGROUND This is an updated version of the Cochrane review published in 2005 on selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for preventing migraine and tension-type headache. The original review has been split in two parts and this review now only regards tension-type headache prevention. Another updated review covers migraine. Tension-type headache(More)
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