Chapter 4. Epidemiology of Pediatric Headache

  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.ch4

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) Epidemiology of Pediatric Headache, in Pediatric Headaches in Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470740712.ch4

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:

  • epidemiology of pediatric headache;
  • pediatric headache disorders;
  • epidemiology of migraine;
  • American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP);
  • migraine associating with high intelligence and social class;
  • over-the-counter (OTC) medicines

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology of Migraine

  • Incidence

  • Prevalence

  • The AMPP Study

  • Disability

  • Treatment Issues

  • Other Primary Headaches

  • Conclusions