Analgesic abuse headache: risk factors and causes of poor adherence in the detox process

Authors

  • Thaiza Agostini Córdoba de Lima Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48208/HeadacheMed.2021.38

Keywords:

Medication overuse headache, substance use disorders

Abstract

This is a letter to the editor to criticize the use of the term abuse for the condition Medication Overuse Headache. The terms overuse and abuse cannot be applied synonymously.

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References

The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 3rd edition (beta version). Cephalalgia 2013;33(9):629-808 Doi:10.1177/0333102413485658

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. Porto Alegre: Artmed; 2013.

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Published

04/12/2021

How to Cite

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Lima TAC de. Analgesic abuse headache: risk factors and causes of poor adherence in the detox process. HM [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 4 [cited 2022 Aug. 18];12(3):263. Available from: https://headachemedicine.com.br/index.php/hm/article/view/496

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Letter to the Editor

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