Clinical characteristics of tension-type headache and migraine in adolescents: A student-based study

Karli N., Akgoz S., Zarifoglu M., Akis N., Erer S.

HEADACHE, vol.46, no.3, pp.399-412, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2006.00372.x
  • Journal Name: HEADACHE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.399-412
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Background and objectives.-Adolescent headaches, particularly migraine, might present with different features from adult headaches. The objectives of this study were to investigate the characteristics of tension-type headache and migraine, to find the sensitivity and specificity of the diagnostic criteria of the IHS classification according to age and gender.