F Mongini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc An educational and physical program to reduce headache, neck/shoulder pain in a working community: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Franco Mongini
    Section Headache Facial Pain, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e29637. 2012
  2. pmc The temperament and character inventory in women with migraine
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:247-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Accompanying symptoms and psychiatric comorbidity in migraine and tension-type headache patients
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Unit of Headache Facial Pain, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 61:447-51. 2006
  4. pmc Cortical involvement during the description of head pain
    Franco Mongini
    Headache and Facial Pain Unit, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    J Headache Pain 7:351-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Muscle tenderness in different types of facial pain and its relation to anxiety and depression: A cross-sectional study on 649 patients
    Franco Mongini
    Section Headache Facial Pain, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, 14 Corso Dogliotti, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Pain 131:106-11. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Temporomandibular disorders and tension-type headache
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 11:465-70. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an educational and physical programme in reducing headache, neck and shoulder pain: a workplace controlled trial
    F Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Cephalalgia 28:541-52. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Personality profiles and subjective perception of pain in head pain patients
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Pain 144:125-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Long-term benefits of an educational and physical program on headache, and neck and shoulder pain, in a working community
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Italy
    J Pain 10:1138-45. 2009
  10. pmc Further evidence of the positive effects of an educational and physical program on headache, neck and shoulder pain in a working community
    Franco Mongini
    Headache and Facial Pain Unit, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 11:409-15. 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc An educational and physical program to reduce headache, neck/shoulder pain in a working community: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Franco Mongini
    Section Headache Facial Pain, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e29637. 2012
    ..Systematic reviews, however, indicate that the evidence of its efficacy is limited. Our aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of a workplace educational and physical program in reducing headache and neck/shoulder pain...
  2. pmc The temperament and character inventory in women with migraine
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:247-9. 2005
    ..Our results show that in migraine the higher HA score could be partly associated to comorbid depression while the high P dimension seems to be solely related to the presence of migraine...
  3. ncbi request reprint Accompanying symptoms and psychiatric comorbidity in migraine and tension-type headache patients
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Unit of Headache Facial Pain, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Psychosom Res 61:447-51. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Cortical involvement during the description of head pain
    Franco Mongini
    Headache and Facial Pain Unit, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    J Headache Pain 7:351-4. 2006
    ..The description of pain seems to activate cortical areas similar to those involved in actual pain perception...
  5. ncbi request reprint Muscle tenderness in different types of facial pain and its relation to anxiety and depression: A cross-sectional study on 649 patients
    Franco Mongini
    Section Headache Facial Pain, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, 14 Corso Dogliotti, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Pain 131:106-11. 2007
    ..12 and OR=1.56, 95% CI: 1.10-2.21, respectively). A careful screening for the presence of an underlying psychiatric disorder, either anxiety or depression, should be part of the clinical evaluation in patients suffering from facial pain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Temporomandibular disorders and tension-type headache
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 11:465-70. 2007
    ..A screening for the presence of an underlying psychiatric disorder should be part of the clinical evaluation in patients suffering from headache and facial pain...
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an educational and physical programme in reducing headache, neck and shoulder pain: a workplace controlled trial
    F Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Cephalalgia 28:541-52. 2008
    ..10 (1.65, 5.81) for neck and shoulder pain, and 3.08 (1.06, 8.90) for days with analgesic drug consumption. The study suggests that an educational and physical programme reduces headache and neck and shoulder pain in a working community...
  8. doi request reprint Personality profiles and subjective perception of pain in head pain patients
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Pain 144:125-9. 2009
    ..a conversive profile (Conv.) or a normal profile (Coper), independent of sex, age and pain level and type...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term benefits of an educational and physical program on headache, and neck and shoulder pain, in a working community
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Italy
    J Pain 10:1138-45. 2009
    ..Since the benefits remained stable for a considerable period of time, a randomized trial is ongoing to confirm these results on a larger, less-selected working population...
  10. pmc Further evidence of the positive effects of an educational and physical program on headache, neck and shoulder pain in a working community
    Franco Mongini
    Headache and Facial Pain Unit, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, Turin, Italy
    J Headache Pain 11:409-15. 2010
    ..3% for headache, 42% for neck and shoulder pain and 58.3% for drug consumption. In conclusion, this study adds further evidence on the efficacy of our program and its high acceptability in a large, unselected, working population...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of personality profile and muscle tenderness between chronic migraine and chronic tension-type headache
    F Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126 Turin, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:203-7. 2005
    ..This similarity points to a role of these factors, in association with psychiatric comorbidity, in the chronicisation of headache...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and muscle tenderness in episodic and chronic migraine
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, 14 Corso Dogliotti, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:635-42. 2005
    ..The main finding was a positive relationship between muscle tenderness and psychiatric disorders in patients with episodic migraine alone or associated with episodic tension-type headache...
  13. ncbi request reprint Frontal lobe dysfunction in patients with chronic migraine: a clinical-neuropsychological study
    Franco Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, 14 Corso Dogliotti, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 133:101-6. 2005
    ..These neuropsychological findings seem to be partly independent of the patient's psychological traits and psychiatric disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Muscle tenderness in different headache types and its relation to anxiety and depression
    Franco Mongini
    Section Headache Facial Pain, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, 14 Corso Dogliotti, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Pain 112:59-64. 2004
    ..We conclude that in patients with EM, the presence of anxiety or anxiety and depression combined considerably increases the level of muscle tenderness in the head and, even more, in the neck, and might facilitate the evolution into CM...
  15. ncbi request reprint Personality traits, depression and migraine in women: a longitudinal study
    F Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:186-92. 2003
    ..We conclude that the co-occurrence of migraine, personality changes and depression in women does not appear to influence the results of treatment at short-term, but it seems to be influential on headache history in the long term...
  16. ncbi request reprint Personality characteristics and accompanying symptoms in temporomandibular joint dysfunction, headache, and facial pain
    F Mongini
    Unit for Headache and Facial Pain, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Orofac Pain 14:52-8. 2000
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint MMPI-2 profiles in chronic daily headache and their relationship to anxiety levels and accompanying symptoms
    F Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Section for Pathophysiology of Headache and Facial Pain, University of Turin, Italy
    Headache 40:466-72. 2000
    ..With time, the personality profile deteriorates, either through an increase in the hysterical traits or through its transformation, with a parallel increase in anxiety levels and the presence of accompanying symptoms...
  18. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of meclofenamate sodium versus placebo in headache and craniofacial pain
    F Mongini
    University of Turin, Center for Craniofacial Pathophysiology, Italy
    Headache 33:22-8. 1993
    ..Data for pressure threshold, although not significant, were indicative of a possible increase during and after intake of meclofenamate sodium.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic daily headache. A clinical and psychological profile before and after treatment
    F Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    Headache 37:83-7. 1997
    ..With time, these patients may develop a depressive disorder. After treatment, hysterical traits are still present at a lower level in those showing these traits before treatment and may be unmasked in those that had depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint TMJ disorders and myogenic facial pain: a discriminative analysis using the McGill Pain Questionnaire
    F Mongini
    Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Unit of Headache and Facial Pain, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Pain 91:323-30. 2001
    ..Moreover, within the same item, the choice of verbal descriptors varies consistently between the two groups of patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Thermographic findings in cranio-facial pain
    F Mongini
    Center for Cranio-Facial Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Italy
    Headache 30:497-504. 1990
    ..We conclude that thermography is useful as an additional diagnostic means in patients with head and face pain, and that the clenching test may increase the amount of information provided...
  22. ncbi request reprint Confirmation of the distinction between chronic migraine and chronic tension-type headache by the McGill Pain Questionnaire
    Franco Mongini
    Headache and Facial Pain Unit, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Italy
    Headache 43:867-77. 2003
    ..To investigate if the McGill Pain Questionnaire confirms the distinction between chronic migraine and chronic tension-type headache...
  23. ncbi request reprint Conservative treatment of craniomandibular asymmetries during growth. A long term study
    Wilhelmine Schmid
    School of Orthodontics, University of Tornio, Italy
    Prog Orthod 8:62-73. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to ascertain the degree to which the results of such approach are stable over a long time...