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2022 Feb 25

Pain Med

Higher Neck Pain Intensity and the Presence of Psychosocial Factors are More Likely when Headache is Present After Whiplash Associated Disorders: A Case-Control Study.



Several factors such as neck pain intensity, disability, anxiety, depression, female sex or a previous history of headache, are associated with post-whiplash headache. However, the possible role of psychosocial factors contributing to the presence of headache or worsening of headache after a whiplash trauma remains unclear. To address this gap in knowledge, there is the need to assess psychosocial factors concerning headache shortly after a whiplash injury.