Is borderline personality disorder the cause of chronic headache?

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https://doi.org/10.52329/AvanMed.15

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Borderline personality disorder, Headache, Migraine, Impulsivity, Emotional instability, Refractoriness

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Patients with chronic headache are challenging for the clinician and often refractory to pharmacological treatment. Personality disorders affect up to 10% of the population, and borderline personality disorder is the most prevalent. It is characterized by a high degree of impulsivity, emotional instability, interpersonal relationship problems, fragile self-esteem, and pain distortion, which may often be the cause but not a consequence of chronic Headache.

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31/03/2021

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Martins HA de L. Is borderline personality disorder the cause of chronic headache?. am [Internet]. 31º de março de 2021 [citado 19º de junho de 2021];1(1):75-6. Disponível em: https://jornalavancosmedicina.com/index.php/am/article/view/24

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