Headaches linked to emotional problems in kids

How often do we ask about migraines or other tension-type headaches (TTH) when we work with students?  A new study from Brazil, reported in PsychCentral,  suggests that headaches in young children often result in internalizing behaviours such as depression and anxiety.  The estimated prevalence of headaches in children, which increases towards teen years, suggests that this is an area that school psychologists should be prepared to identify and recommend for treatment.


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