Frequency of Depression in Migraine Patients

Ghulam Rasool Bhurgri, Hussain Buksh, Muhammad Ali Qureshi

Abstract


Background: Migraine is a common cause of headache. Depression is one of common finding in these patients. The purpose of this study was to diagnose depression in patients of migraine to help the clinician for the better management of migraine.

Material & Methods: We interviewed after informed consent 102 patients for study.

Results: Out of 102 migraine patients, depression was documented in 60 patients; male 17 (28.33%) and female 43 (71.66%).

Conclusion: There is a strong association between migraine and depressive illness. Females are more commonly affected from depression than males with migraine.


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