The Journal of Headache and Pain

Official Journal of the "European Headache Federation" and of "Lifting The Burden - The Global Campaign against Headache"

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Introduction to the new International Classification of Headache Disorders

The Journal of Headache and Pain20056:185

Published: 20 July 2005


Based on the first edition of the classification (already validated), the ICHD–II is intended for not only the researcher and clinician but also the neurologist and general pactitioner. All the headaches are classified into groups and sugroups to provide the level of diagnosis necessary for each user.

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