Comorbidity of migraine and mood episodes in a nationally representative population-based sample.
Tuong-Vi Nguyen, Nancy C Low
Headache | Published : 2013
OBJECTIVE: To examine the lifetime comorbidity of migraine with different combinations of mood episodes: (1) manic episodes alone; (2) depressive episodes alone; (3) manic and depressive episodes; (4) controls with no lifetime history of mood episodes, as well as sociodemographic and clinical correlates of migraine for each migraine-mood episode combination. BACKGROUND: Migraine has been found to be comorbid with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder in clinical and population-based samples. However, variability in findings across studies suggests that examining mood episodes separately may be fruitful in determining which of these mood episodes are specifically associated with migr..View full abstract