Volume : VII, Issue : X, October - 2018

Prevalence of headache among patients with psychotic disorder: a cross sectional cohort study.

Dr Chandra Sekhar Tripathy, Dr Rajnikant Shukla, Dr Amrit Pattojoshi, Dr. Ajay Kumar Bakhla

Abstract :

Prevalence of headache among patients with psychotic disorder: a cross sectional cohort study.   Aims—We plan thisstudy to explore the prevalence of headache among psychotic disorders.   Methods— : It was a cross sectional observational study. All subjects were assessed for inclusion – exclusion criteria, and on qualification they were requested to fill up Socio-demographic data sheet or asked verbally and filled up by investigators.   Results—A total of 245 subjects with mean age of 35.38 years (± 5.17 years) with mean duration of psychotic illness of 2.32 ± 0.54 Years, 53.87% males and mostly belonging to hindu religion 80.40% and 64.08 %were unemployed.There was headache among 189 (77.14 %) of the sample, Migraine consisted 22.85%,Tension headache consisted 43.26 %, Cervicogenic headache 7.75% and remaining was others or unspecified types of headache 3.26%.   Conclusions—This study finds a prevalence of 77.14 % of headache among psychotic patients, that includes migraine among 22.85%; tension headache 43.26%; cervicogenic 7.75 % amd others or unspecified 3.26%.

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Dr Chandra Sekhar Tripathy, Dr Rajnikant Shukla, Dr Amrit Pattojoshi, Dr. Ajay Kumar Bakhla, Prevalence of headache among patients with psychotic disorder: a cross sectional cohort study., GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-7 | Issue-10 | October-2018


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