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Childhood Maltreatment and Abuse

Friday, June 03, 2011

Childhood trauma may help drive physical changes in the way the human body later responds to stress, including chronic migraine in adulthood. Three physicians discuss the numbers, the potential pathophysiology, and the approach physicians should take when treating adult headache patients who may be survivors of childhood abuse.

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Elliott Schulman, MD being interviewed. Dr. Schulman is a Board Certified Neurologist at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, PA. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Neurology at Jefferson School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Schulman is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and received UCNS Headache Medicine Certification. He is a Fellow of the American Headache Society® and American Academy of Neurology.

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