The Relationship of Perfectionism Dimensions and Personality Characteristics with Migraine Severity of Headache: Cross-Sectional Study

Amraei*, Kourosh and Mokhtari Mosayebi, Maryam and Saki, Kourosh and Fathi, Leila (2020) The Relationship of Perfectionism Dimensions and Personality Characteristics with Migraine Severity of Headache: Cross-Sectional Study. Yafteh, 22 (2).

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Abstract

Background: Migraine headache is a common chronic clinical disorder. Psychological problems are high among these patients. This study examined the relationship between perfectionism dimensions and personality type with migraine severity of headache. Materials and Methods: In this study a cross sectional method was used. Among patients referring to the neurologists in the city of Kerman 168 samples were selected. Participants responded to the personality type, intensity of headache and perfectionism dimensions' questionnaires, then data were analyzed using regression method. Results: The results showed that there was significant correlation between type A personality and dimensions of perfectionism with migraine. Moreover, type A personality and community-oriented and self-oriented perfectionism are predictors of migraine, but other-oriented perfectionism cannot predict the migraine headache. Conclusion: According to the findings of this research, personality characteristics, especially type A which are associated with a kind of pressure and urgency, moreover perfectionism of migraine patients should be considered in any treatment. Keywords: Perfectionism, Personality type, Migraine headache.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: Samira Sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2020 05:34
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2020 05:34
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2362

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