Comparative Study

| Published: January 30, 2017

Mental Health Intervention of Migraine Patients by Psychotherapy

M. G. Sharma ,

Ph.D, Asstt. Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Sri Agrasen Kanya P. G. College, Varanasi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Awadhes Upadhyay ,

Ph.D, Associate Professor, and Head Dept. of Psychology, Udai Pratap Autonomous College, Varanasi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Vandana Sharma

Ph.D. Chief Psychologist, S.I.Mental & Physical Health Society (SIMPHS), Chandua Chhittupur, Varanasi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.025/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.025


The present study attempts to examine the effect of Psychotherapy on migraine patients. 100 patients were consisted for this study out of these 50- treated and 50 non-treated patients were evaluated at S .I. Mental & Physical Health Society (SIMPHS), Varanasi (India). The two groups were matched on age range from 22 to 55 years with a mean age of 38.4 years and mean length of intolerable pain of 5.8 years. Middlesex Hospital Questionnaire (M H Q) was administered to ascertain personality characteristics on six selected variables viz: Anxiety, obsession, phobia, somatization, depression, and hysteria. Mean scores obtained on different variables were analyzed using t-test of significance. Results indicated that the characteristics associated with treated migraine patients were anxiety, obsession, phobia, depression and hysteria whereas the characteristics associated with non-treated migraine patients is somatization.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.025/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.025

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017

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