Tension-type headache

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Key articles

Headache Classification Committee of the International Headache Society (IHS) The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 3rd edition. Cephalalgia. 2018 Jan 25;38(1):1-211.Full text  Abstract

Headache Classification Committee of the International Headache Society (IHS) The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 3rd edition. Cephalalgia. 2018 Jan 25;38(1):1-211.Full text  Abstract

Expert Panel on Neurologic Imaging; Whitehead MT, Cardenas AM, et al. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® headache. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Nov;16(11s):S364-77.Full text  Abstract

Bendtsen L, Evers S, Linde M, et al. EFNS guideline on the treatment of tension-type headache - report of an EFNS task force. Eur J Neurol. 2010 Nov;17(11):1318-25.Full text  Abstract

Banzi R, Cusi C, Randazzo C, et al. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) for the prevention of tension-type headache in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015;(5):CD011681.Full text  Abstract

Linde K, Allais G, Brinkhaus B, et al. Acupuncture for the prevention of tension-type headache. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;(4):CD007587.Full text  Abstract

Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Cleland JA, Palomeque-Del-Cerro L, et al. Development of a clinical prediction rule for identifying women with tension-type headache who are likely to achieve short-term success with joint mobilization and muscle trigger point therapy. Headache. 2011 Feb;51(2):246-61. Abstract

Reference articles

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28. Nestoriuc Y, Rief W, Martin A. Meta-analysis of biofeedback for tension-type headache: efficacy, specificity, and treatment moderators. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2008 Jun;76(3):379-96. Abstract

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35. Sun Y, Gan TJ. Acupuncture for the management of chronic headache: a systematic review. Anesth Analg. 2008 Dec;107(6):2038-47.Full text  Abstract

36. Linde K, Allais G, Brinkhaus B, et al. Acupuncture for the prevention of tension-type headache. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;(4):CD007587.Full text  Abstract

37. Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Cleland JA, Palomeque-Del-Cerro L, et al. Development of a clinical prediction rule for identifying women with tension-type headache who are likely to achieve short-term success with joint mobilization and muscle trigger point therapy. Headache. 2011 Feb;51(2):246-61. Abstract

38. Fisher E, Law E, Palermo TM, et al. Psychological therapies (remotely delivered) for the management of chronic and recurrent pain in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015;(3):CD011118.Full text  Abstract

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40. Silberstein SD, Gobel H, Jensen R, et al. Botulinum toxin type A in the prophylactic treatment of chronic tension-type headache: a multicentre, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study. Cephalalgia. 2006 Jul;26(7):790-800. Abstract

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