Classification of headache disorders.

  title={Classification of headache disorders.},
  author={Nabih M. Ramadan and Jes Olesen},
  journal={Seminars in neurology},
  volume={26 2},
Clinical diagnostic classifications are critical when clear biological markers are not available. Such is the case in many headache disorders and mental disorders. Also, it is crucial that the classification is widely accepted and utilized. A main goal of classification is to be a universal language for categorizing a disease or a set of disorders, establishing diagnostic criteria, and promoting unity in treatment. The International Headache Society published its first Classification of… CONTINUE READING