Biopsychosocial Wellbeing of Patients with Migraine

Renjith, Vishnu and Pai, Mamatha S and Castalino, Flavia and George, Anice (2014) Biopsychosocial Wellbeing of Patients with Migraine. Paripex - Indian Journal of Research, 3 (11). pp. 120-122. ISSN 2250-1991

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Headache is a common complaint across all age groups.The second most common cause of headache, is migraine. Migraine pain can be intense and unremitting. A study on biopsychosocial wellbeing of migraineurs was conducted at a selected tertiary care hospital in Karnataka. The objective of this descriptive survey was to assess the biopsychosocial wellbeing of migraineurs. Sixty adult migraineurs of age group 18-64 years were selected using purposive sampling technique. Fifty percentage of migraineurs were in the age group of 31-50 years of age. Seventy percentage of the study participants were females. Overall biopsychosocial assessment showed that sixty percentage of the migraineurs had low biopsychosocial wellbeing. A statistically significant positive correlation was found among biological, psychological and social domains of wellbeing. The study concluded that migraine affects the biological, psychological and social wellbeing of the migraineurs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Headache; Migraine; Biopsychosocial wellbeing; Quality of life
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Child Health
Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2014 06:58
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2014 06:58

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