Chapter 1. History of Childhood Headaches

  1. Andrew D. Hershey MD, PhD, FAHS Professor1,
  2. Scott W. Powers PhD, ABPP, FAHS Professor2,
  3. Paul Winner DO, FAAN, FAAP, FAHS Clinical Professor3,4 and
  4. Marielle A. Kabbouche MD Assistant Professor1

Published Online: 23 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470740712.ch1

Pediatric Headaches in Clinical Practice

Pediatric Headaches in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Hershey, A. D., Powers, S. W., Winner, P. and Kabbouche, M. A. (2009) History of Childhood Headaches, in Pediatric Headaches in Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470740712.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

  2. 2

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine Cincinnati, OH, USA

  3. 3

    Palm Beach Neurology, West Palm Beach, FL, USA

  4. 4

    Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470512739

Online ISBN: 9780470740712

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Keywords:

  • childhood headaches - history;
  • Galen, introducing migraine;
  • Prensky, reviewing children's migraines versus adult migraine;
  • migraine variants and the periodic syndromes;
  • Prensky, referring migraine variants as ‘recurrent syndrome’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Childhood Headaches

  • Migraine Variants and the Periodic Syndromes

  • Classification and Criteria for Headaches