Is borderline personality disorder the cause of chronic headache?
Palavras-chave:Borderline personality disorder, Headache, Migraine, Impulsivity, Emotional instability, Refractoriness
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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