Biobehavioral treatment, disability, and psychological effects of pediatric headache.

  title={Biobehavioral treatment, disability, and psychological effects of pediatric headache.},
  author={Scott W. Powers and Frank Andrasik},
  journal={Pediatric annals},
  volume={34 6},
Headache is a common condition among children and adolescents, and it can result in considerable pain, distress, and functional disability. Lacking proper care, many children will continue to experience headaches into adulthood. These considerations point to the importance of prompt, effective, and early intervention for pediatric headache. Biobehavioral treatments are central to such intervention. From promotion of adherence to optimal use of abortive and prophylactic medications to health… CONTINUE READING


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