Posttraumatic headache: neuropsychological and psychological effects and treatment implications.

@article{Martelli1999PosttraumaticHN,
  title={Posttraumatic headache: neuropsychological and psychological effects and treatment implications.},
  author={Michael F. Martelli and Roger L Grayson and Nathan D. Zasler},
  journal={The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={49-69}
}
Posttraumatic headache (PTHA) is a frequent occurrence following trauma to the head, brain, and/or neck. Estimates of persistence for 6 months are as high as 44%. Review of available studies examining the effect of headache on neuropsychological test findings reveals that chronic headache pain, and chronic pain generally, exerts a significant and negative effect that poses a challenge to differential diagnostic efforts in the evaluation of mild brain injury. Given that PTHA is the most common… CONTINUE READING
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