Family dysfunction, punitive parenting during childhood confer increased risk for migraine in adolescence
from Neurology Advisor
Family dysfunction, punitive parenting, and parental depression increase the risk for migraine in adolescents, a risk mediated by symptoms of depression and anxiety in late childhood, according to a study in
. “This knowledge should help to inform better clinical assessment of headache and identify mechanisms not within the control of the child that may alter their development of adverse health outcomes,” the researchers concluded.
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