Adolescents

Depressive Symptoms Predict Future Pain, Disability in Adolescent JIA

Depressive Symptoms Predict Future Pain, Disability in Adolescent JIA

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Baseline depressive symptoms were associated with pain and disability in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation May Prevent Migraine in Adolescents

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation May Prevent Migraine in Adolescents

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Researchers conducted an open-label prospective study to assess the use of single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation for the management of migraine headache in adolescents.

Chronic Pain in Adolescents and Alexithymia

Chronic Pain in Adolescents and Alexithymia

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Adolescent patients with chronic pain may be more likely to suffer from alexithymia.

Effect of Parental Migraine on Adolescents

Effect of Parental Migraine on Adolescents

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The researchers conducted a longitudinal Web-based study called the Chronic Migraine Epidemiology and Outcomes study with cross-sectional modules that assessed an array of migraine-related outcomes

Targeted Group Education for Chronic Headache in Adolescents

Targeted Group Education for Chronic Headache in Adolescents

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Researchers reviewed survey results to determine whether adolescents with chronic headache might benefit from either a 1-time comprehensive evaluation and management plan or standard care.

Reducing Opioid Consumption After Scoliosis Surgery in Adolescents

Reducing Opioid Consumption After Scoliosis Surgery in Adolescents

Intravenous acetaminophen with or without ketorolac is associated with reduced opioid consumption and cost of care after scoliosis surgery in adolescents.

Migraine, Tension-Type Headaches Likely in Adolescents Exposed to Violence

Migraine, Tension-Type Headaches Likely in Adolescents Exposed to Violence

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Adolescents exposed to violence or terror attacks have an increased risk for daily and weekly migraine and tension-type headache following the event.

Recent Decline in Prescription Opioid Use Among U.S. Teens

Recent Decline in Prescription Opioid Use Among U.S. Teens

For adolescents, medical and nonmedical use of prescription opioids has declined in recent years.

Teens Exposed to Prescription Opioids at Risk for Serious Outcomes

Teens Exposed to Prescription Opioids at Risk for Serious Outcomes

Teenagers with prescription opioid exposures are more likely to have health care facility admission and serious medical outcomes than younger children.

Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Teens

Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Teens

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Only a small percentage of adolescents undergoing treatment for severe opioid use disorders are receiving medication therapy to manage their condition.

Results From the CHAMP Trial for Pediatric Migraine

Results From the CHAMP Trial for Pediatric Migraine

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Ultimately, the trial was stopped early for futility, as an interim analysis suggested that there would be no significant difference in benefit for the preventive medications vs placebo on migraine headache frequency.

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