Journal article

Comorbidity of migraine and mood episodes in a nationally representative population-based sample.

Tuong-Vi Nguyen, Nancy C Low

Headache | Published : 2013

Abstract

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..

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