Morgan: Adolescent Migraine Case Contributors

Project Director Olle Jane Z. Sahler, MD
Project Co-Director Jill E. Lavigne, PhD, MS, MPH

Acupuncturist Kevin V. Ergil, MA, DACM, LAc, Dipl OM (NCCAOM)
Biofeedback Specialist Olle Jane Z. Sahler, MD
Behavioral Therapist Kayla M. Hunt, PsyD
Neurologist Marina R. Connolly, MD
Nurse Practitioner, Neurology Cynthia B. tenHoopen, RN, MS, CPNP-BC
Pain Physiologist Jennifer L. Mathews, PhD
Pharmacologist Jean M. Bidlack, PhD
Pharmacist David J. Hutchinson, PharmD
Population Health Researcher Jill E. Lavigne, PhD, MS, MPH
School Nurse Karen M. Parker, DNP, FNP-C, RN
Instructional Design Team Constance D. Baldwin, PhD
Kristina L. Petrocco-Napuli, DC, MS
Web Development Team
Director Ronald P. Vullo, PhD
Co-Director Christopher Egert, PhD
Co-Op Students Cullen Gray
Catherine Walters

Study Questions for the Adolescent Headache Case

  1. What are special considerations for treatment of an adolescent with this condition, compared to an adult?
  2. What lessons about self-medication does this case teach?
  3. What migraine triggers should be considered in creating a management plan?
  4. How can the patient collaborate in managing her headaches?
  5. How does the patient's anxiety affect her symptoms and relate to her treatment?
  6. Why is non-pharmcologic treatment recommended in addition to treatment with medications?