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Problematic medication use in headache - Epidemiology and qualitative aspects of medication overuse headache and non-adherence to prophylactic migraine treatment


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Title: Problematic medication use in headache - Epidemiology and qualitative aspects of medication overuse headache and non-adherence to prophylactic migraine treatment
Authors: Jonsson, Pernilla
E-mail: pernilla.jonsson@gu.se
Issue Date: 26-Oct-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Jonsson P, Hedenrud T, Linde M. Epidemiology of medication overuse headache in the general Swedish population. Cephalalgia (2011) 31(9):1015–22.
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II. Jonsson P, Linde M, Hensing G, Hedenrud T. Sociodemographic differences in medication use, health-care contacts and sickness absence among individuals with medication overuse headache. The Journal of Headache and Pain (2012) 13(4):281– 90.
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III. Hedenrud T, Jonsson P, Linde M. Beliefs about medicines and adherence among Swedish migraineurs. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy (2008) 42(1):39–45.
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IV. Jonsson P, Jakobsson A, Hensing G, Linde M, Moore C. D, Hedenrud T. Holding on to the indispensable medication – A grounded theory on medication use from the perspective of persons with medication overuse headache (submitted).
Date of Defence: 2012-11-16
Disputation: Fredagen den 16 november 2012, kl. 13.00, Hörsal 2118, Arvid Wallgrens backe, hus 2, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: headache
migraine
medication overuse headache
adherence
medication use
socioeconomics differences
beliefs about medicines
grounded theory
Abstract: Aim: The aim was to analyze problematic medication use among persons with headache, focusing on overuse of acute medications, with subsequent medication overuse headache (MOH), and on underuse of prophylactic medication. Methods: Data in Studies I and II came from a population survey in which 44 300 Swedes were interviewed by telephone about headache and medication use. In Study III, a questionnaire concerning adherence and beliefs about medicines was distributed to 174 consecutive migraine pa... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8513-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29214
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