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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 January 2016:

Migraine headache and risk of self-harm and suicide: A population-based study in Ontario, Canada
Colman I, Kingsbury M, Sareen J, Bolton J, van Walraven C
In this large population-based sample, migraine was associated with a 50% increased likelihood of an Emergency Department visit for self-harm. Suicide was rare, and migraine was not associated with an increased risk for suicide.

Procedural headache medicine in neurology residency training: A survey of US program directors
Robbins MS, Robertson CE, Ailani J, Levin M, Friedman DI, Dodick DW
A substantial majority of neurology residency program directors report that their residents receive education and training on onabotulinumtoxinA injections, peripheral nerve blocks, and trigger point injections, most often in the form of lectures and hands-on patient experiences. Mechanisms to credential neurology residents in these procedures are not common.


Survey of Opioid and Barbiturate Prescriptions in Patients Attending a Tertiary Care Headache Center

Mia T. Minen, Kate Lindberg, Rebecca E. Wells, Joji Suzuki, Corita Grudzen, Laura Balcer and Elizabeth Loder

Dr. Mia Minen is Director of Headache Services at the NYU Langone Medical Center. She has a clinical practice, conducts research, and teaches the NYU medical students and residents. Prior to coming to NYU, she did her residency training at Columbia University's Neurological Institute and then her fellowship training in Neuropsychiatry-Behavioral Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and then her fellowship training in Headache Medicine at the Graham Headache Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She also holds a Master's of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. She is interested in improving headache diagnosis and management across medical specialties, and she has authored over ten research articles. In addition, she has presented her research to audiences at annual meetings of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society.

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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.

Evidence-Based Behavioral Interventions for Treatment of Headache
Guest Editor: Elizabeth K. Seng, PhD

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