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|Short Description of Instrument||
The nine-item Mig-SCog covers two domains: executive functions and language. The Mig-SCog was developed to measure attack-related cognitive complaints in migraine attacks.
The assessment has good psychometric properties (internal consistency reliability and test–retest reliability). The Mig-SCog is is inexpensive and very simple to complete.
The nine questions of the Mig-SCog have three possible answers that indicate the absence of the symptom, the symptom occurring sometimes during headache attacks, and/or symptoms occurring often during headache attacks.
Questions asked on the Mig-SCog correspond to the following domains:
The total Mig-SCog score is computed by adding up the scores of the nine scale items.
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Gil-Gouveia R, Oliveira AG, Martins IP. A subjective cognitive impairment scale for migraine attacks. The MIG-SCOG: development and validation. Cephalalgia. 2011;31(9):984–991.