The Migraine Aura as a Cause of Avoidance Behavior
Article first published online: 21 JUN 2005
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 29, Issue 4, pages 255–256, April 1989
How to Cite
Spierings, E. L.H., Reinders, M. J. and Hoogduin, C. A.L. (1989), The Migraine Aura as a Cause of Avoidance Behavior. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 29: 255–256. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.1989.hed22904255.x
- Issue published online: 21 JUN 2005
- Article first published online: 21 JUN 2005
- Accepted for publication: August 12, 1988.
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Two patients are reported in whom the occurrence of migraine aura led to the development of avoidance behavior. In both patients the migraine aura was given a significance of doom by a previous experience. The avoidance behavior represented an attempt of the patients to deal with the visual disturbance.