publication . Doctoral thesis . 2005

Headache in Schoolchildren : Epidemiology, Pain Comorbidity and Psychosocial Factors

Laurell, Katarina;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2005
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Neurologi
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Headache is the most frequently reported pain in children and is associated with missed schooldays, anxiety, depressive symptoms and various physical symptoms. A secular trend of increasing headache prevalence has been suggested. Few studies have focused on tension-type headache among children from the general population. The aims of this thesis were to describe the prevalence, incidence and prognosis of tension-type headache, migraine and overall headache in schoolchildren, to identify medical, psychological and social factors associated with these headache types, and to determine whether the prevalence of headache has increased over the last decades. In 1997, ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Neurosciences, Children, Headache, Tension-type headache, Migraine, Prevalence, Incidence, Prognosis, Pain, Psychosocial factors, Neurovetenskap, Neurology, Neurologi
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Abstract
Headache is the most frequently reported pain in children and is associated with missed schooldays, anxiety, depressive symptoms and various physical symptoms. A secular trend of increasing headache prevalence has been suggested. Few studies have focused on tension-type headache among children from the general population. The aims of this thesis were to describe the prevalence, incidence and prognosis of tension-type headache, migraine and overall headache in schoolchildren, to identify medical, psychological and social factors associated with these headache types, and to determine whether the prevalence of headache has increased over the last decades. In 1997, ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Neurosciences, Children, Headache, Tension-type headache, Migraine, Prevalence, Incidence, Prognosis, Pain, Psychosocial factors, Neurovetenskap, Neurology, Neurologi
Related Organizations

Perquin CW, Hazebroek-Kampschreur AA, Hunfeld JA, Bohnen AM, van Suijlekom-Smit LW, Passchier J, et al. Pain in children and adolescents: a common experience. Pain 2000;87:51-8. [OpenAIRE]

Brattberg G. The incidence of back pain and headache among Swedish school children. Qual Life Res 1994;3 Suppl 1:S27-31.

Kristjansdottir G. Prevalence of pain combinations and overall pain: a study of headache, stomach pain and back pain among schoolchildren. Scand J Soc Med 1997;25:58-63.

Groholt EK, Stigum H, Nordhagen R, Kohler L. Recurrent pain in children, socio-economic factors and accumulation in families. Eur J Epidemiol 2003;18:965-75. [OpenAIRE]

Roth-Isigkeit A, Thyen U, Raspe HH, Stoven H, Schmucker P. Reports of pain among German children and adolescents: an epidemiological study. Acta Paediatr 2004;93:258-63.

Petersen S, Bergstrom E, Brulin C. High prevalence of tiredness and pain in young schoolchildren. Scand J Public Health 2003;31:367-74.

Sillanpää M, Anttila P. Increasing prevalence of headache in 7-yearold schoolchildren. Headache 1996;36:466-70.

Langeveld JH, Koot HM, Loonen MC, Hazebroek-Kampschreur AA, Passchier J. A quality of life instrument for adolescents with chronic headache. Cephalalgia 1996;16:183-96.

Gladstone J, Eross E, Dodick D. Chronic daily headache: a rational approach to a challenging problem. Semin Neurol 2003;23:265-76.

Bille B. Migraine in school children. Acta Paediatr 1962;51(Supp 136):1-151. [OpenAIRE]

Lampl C. Childhood-onset cluster headache. Pediatr Neurol 2002;27:138-40. [OpenAIRE]

McNabb S, Whitehouse W. Cluster headache-like disorder in childhood. Arch Dis Child 1999;81:511-2. [OpenAIRE]

Isik U, D'Cruz OF. Cluster headaches simulating parasomnias. Pediatr Neurol 2002;27:227-9.

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