Migraine is a common and disabling neurologic disorder that often occurs alongside anxiety and mood disorders. Information is provided on the biological basis of the disorder, behavioral factors that influence migraine, and common psychological comorbidities. Psychological treatments based on cognitive behavioral techniques have demonstrated efficacy to treat migraine. Migraine treatment can be incorporated in private practice and integrated care settings.
- Describe the biological and behavioral factors that influence migraine.
- Apply treatments for migraine based on cognitive behavioral techniques.
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