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Recurrent pediatric headaches: assessment and intervention

Assessment and intervention issues in recurrent pediatric headache are discussed. A broad overview of diagnostic and etiological issues is presented, with consideration of the application of functional models to recurrent headache patterns. Behavioral treatment outcome research is reviewed, and pharmacotherapy approaches are briefly addressed. Recommendations are made for clinical practice, and future research priorities in the area of recurrent pediatric headache are underscored


Holden, E., Levy, JD., Deichmann, MM., & Gladstein, J. (1998). Recurrent pediatric headaches: assessment and intervention. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 19(2), 109-116.