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2020 Apr 16

Rev Neurol



[Pain catastrophizing and medication overuse in patients with chronic migraine].


Barral E, Buonanotte F
Rev Neurol. 2020 Apr 16; 70(8):282-286.
PMID: 32242334.


Migraine is a frequent and debilitating primary headache. Pain catastrophizing is a negative set activated in response to anticipated or actual pain. The anticipatory fear of pain, one of its characteristics, has been associated with a greater prescription and use of analgesics.