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   The Journal of Head and Face Pain

Copyright © 2014

Official publication of the American Headache Society

  • Edited by: Thomas N. Ward, MD 
  • 2013 Impact Factor: 3.189
    ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking 2013: 52/194 (Clinical Neurology)

Current Issue Highlights

Highlights from the March 2015 issue:

Accuracy of Family History Reports of Migraine in a Community-Based Family Study of Migraine
Lateef TM, Cui L, Nakamura E, Dozier J, Merikangas K.
This study shows that people underreport the presence of migraine in their family members. However, when it is reported that a family member has migraine, that report is typically accurate. Methods to minimize misclassification are discussed.

Onabotulinum Toxin A for the Treatment of Headache in Service Members with a History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Cohort Study
Yerry J, Kuehn D, Lewis S, Finkel A
This retrospective case series of 64 patients treated at a single medical center suggests that onabotulinumtoxin A therapy might be an effective treatment for post-traumatic headache.



The 2012 AHS/AAN Guidelines for Prevention of Episodic Migraine: A Summary and Comparison with Other Recent Clinical Practice Guidelines

Dr. Elizabeth Loder is the Chief of the Division of Headache and Pain in the Department of Neurology at the Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Loder is also President of the American Headache Society from 2012 - 2014.

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Virtual Issues

Virtual issues are collections of articles on a particular subject, published in Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain. They are selected by a guest editor to provide a rapid overview of the activity in a particular aspect of headache medicine.

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, and Post-traumatic Headache
Guest Editor: Bert Vargas, MD, FAHS

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