Journal article

Recent Evidence Regarding the Association Between Migraine and Suicidal Behaviors: A Systematic Review

Leila Karimi, Dimi Hoppe, Christine Burdick, Melissa Buultjens, Tissa Wijeratne, Sheila G Crewther

Frontiers in Neurology | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2020

Abstract

Objective: The review presents a systematic analysis of literature investigating the association between migraine and suicidal behaviors. Introduction: Migraine is a common neurological disorder. The prevalence of migraines increases with age from adolescence to adulthood in both sexes, and results in a substantial loss of productivity due to missing days of school or work and need for bed rest. Literature prior to 2015 suggests that migraine is a predictor of suicide. Given the worldwide public health interest in suicide prevention, we examined the literature collected from diverse, predominantly non-European, populations post-2015. Methods: The databases used in this systematic review incl..

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