| Published: January 30, 2017
Mental Health Intervention of Migraine Patients by Psychotherapy
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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© 2017 Sharma M, Upadhyay A, Sharma V
Received: December 30, 2016; Revision Received: January 19, 2017; Accepted: January 30, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017