Daily stress and pain sensitivity in chronic tension-type headache sufferers

Stuart CATHCART, Donald Pritchard

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The aim was to examine interactions between daily stress, pain sensitivity, and headache activity in Chronic Tension-Type Headache sufferers. We measured daily hassles, pericranial muscle tenderness, pressure pain threshold at finger, headache history (years of headache) and prospective headache activity (in a two-week clinical diary), in headache sufferers and healthy Controls.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-127
Number of pages5
JournalStress and Health
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


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