Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.
← Back to Search

A Classification Of Headache

A. P. Friedman, K. Finley, J. R. Graham, E. C. Kunkle, A. Ostfeld, H. Wolff
Published 1962 · Medicine

Cite This
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Share
THE TERM HEADACHE commonly denotes head pain from brow level up. This outline defines headaches somewhat broadly; it covers both painful and nonpainful discomforts of the entire head, including the face and upper nucha. Since so much that a man describes as headache may be any abnormal head sensation, it is essential for proper treatment to determine whether the complaint is actually one of pain. A useful scheme for the classification of the varieties of headache is one based on pain mechauisms. The divisions rest on experimental and clinical data, together with reasonable inference; the story is far from complete. Yet the arrangement can serve as a framework for diagnostic criteria for the major clinical types of headache and by emphasis on basic mechanisms it offers a logical approach to the planning of therapeutic trials. For convenience, short and simple names are suggested for certain major entities and are indicated in boldface type. Essential in the study of headache in most instances is an appraisal of its close link to the patient’s situation, activities, and attitudes. Sometimes in obvious ways, more often in subtle ones, headache may be the principal manifestation of temporary or sustained dif6culties in life adjustment. These relationships are notably evident in Croups I through V.



This paper is referenced by
10.1046/j.1468-2982.1998.1806333.x
Migraine in Childhood and Adolescence. A Critical Study of the Diagnostic Criteria and of the Influence of Age on Clinical Findings
Jld Gherpelli (1998)
10.1007/BF02595801
The severity model of chronic headache
M. J. Smith (2007)
10.1007/978-3-642-73327-7_7
What Kind of Drugs Are Taken by Patients with Primary Headaches
V. Pfaffenrath (1988)
10.1001/JAMA.1983.03340180054025
Verapamil prophylaxis of migraine. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
G. Solomon (1983)
10.1001/ARCHNEUR.1985.04060030091014
The headache symptom. How many entities?
D. Ziegler (1985)
10.1046/j.1468-2982.1981.0104203.x
Low Biological Availability of Ergotamine Tartrate After Oral Dosing in Cluster Headache
K. Ekbom (1981)
Headache: Towards an Integrated Understanding
Rj Henbest (1991)
10.1046/j.1468-2982.1991.1103141.x
Kinetics of Platelet 5-Hydroxytryptamine Uptake in Headache Patients
P. Hannah (1991)
10.1080/08964289.1990.9934588
Headache versus nonheadache state: a study of electrophysiological and affective changes during muscle contraction headaches.
A. Murphy (1990)
10.1016/S0022-3476(82)80293-X
Hemiplegic migraine in childhood: diagnostic and therapeutic aspects.
C. W. Lai (1982)
Biopsychosocial correlates of health-related quality of life in migraine without aura
C. Govender (2016)
10.1007/s11910-010-0164-9
Cervicogenic Headache: A Real Headache
F. Antonaci (2011)
10.1007/BF01321382
The Headache Symptom Questionnaire: Discriminant classificatory ability and headache syndromes suggested by a factor analysis
J. Arena (1982)
10.1016/s0022-3476(74)80311-2
Letter: Hemiplegic migraine: cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities.
M. Kremenitzer (1974)
10.1001/ARCHNEUR.1988.00520320109024
Migraine and the risks from angiography.
A. Shuaib (1988)
10.1080/08869634.1987.11678179
Effects of sleep duration on classic migraine and depression headache pain: case reports.
Moss Ra (1987)
10.1007/BF00845127
Cluster analysis of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) profiles in a chronic headache population
Neil B. Rappaport (2004)
10.1136/jnnp.38.7.648
Cluster headaches associated with vascular malformations
L. Herzberg (1975)
10.1186/1752-1947-8-451
Cluster headache associated with a clinically non-functioning pituitary adenoma: a case report
B. Edvardsson (2014)
10.1007/S11910-004-0021-9
Changes in the international classification of headache disorders
J. Swanson (2004)
10.1007/s00482-004-0363-x
Die neue IHS-Klassifikation
S. Evers (2004)
10.1007/BF00593934
Cortical and subcortical hyperperfusion during migraine and cluster headache measured by Xe CT-CBF
M. Kobari (2004)
10.1016/S0161-6420(89)33069-7
Visual field loss in migraine.
R. Lewis (1989)
10.1177/03331024870070S6156
Percutaneous Thermocoagulation For The Treatment Of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Neuralgia. A 4 Years Experience
G. Salar (1987)
10.1007/978-94-011-7822-8_5
Peripheral Autonomic Abnormalities in Cluster Headache
N. Vijayan (1984)
10.1007/BF00312944
Histamine metabolism in cluster headache and migraine
O. Sjaastad (2004)
10.1046/j.1468-2982.1983.0301021.x
Cluster Headache — Clinical Findings in 180 Patients
G. C. Manzoni (1983)
10.14738/JBEMI.34.2143
Trace Elemental Analysis and Some Mathematical Tools used to Study Migraine with the Help of Flame Atomic Absorption Spectroscopic Technique
S. Mittal (2016)
10.1007/BF01845772
The head and neck discomfort of autonomic failure: An unrecognized aetiology of headache
D. Robertson (2005)
10.1007/BF02191890
The Zurich Study: XXIII. Epidemiology of headache syndromes in the Zurich cohort study of young adults
K. Merikangas (2005)
10.1007/978-3-642-83771-5_250
Störungen der Hirndurchblutung in Intervall der Migraine accompagnée
H. Lagreze (1989)
10.1007/BF02937438
Silent cerebral ischemia in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation — A case-control study
M. Guidotti (1990)
See more
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar