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Relationship between personality disorders and headaches using personality inventory disorders for DSM-5

Lozovanu, Svetlana; Moldovanu, Ion; Vovc, Victor; Romaniuc, Iuliana; Besleaga, Tudor; Ganenco, Andrei


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  <dc:creator>Lozovanu, Svetlana</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Moldovanu, Ion</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Vovc, Victor</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Romaniuc, Iuliana</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Besleaga, Tudor</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Ganenco, Andrei</dc:creator>
  <dc:date>2018-12-15</dc:date>
  <dc:description>Background: Studies on the specificity of migraine headache in patients with personality disorders are multiple. Results are often contradictory, which may be explained by psychological, socio-cultural, economic and purely individual differences of subjects.

Material and methods: 128 patients from the Department of Headache and Autonomic Disorders of the Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery (Chisinau, the Republic of Moldova) were evaluated in this study, in 2 stages: psychometric testing using Personality Inventory Disorders (PID-5) for DSM-5 in the 1st stage and data collection, headache intensity assessment and Headache Questionnaire in the 2nd stage.

Results: The results of psychometric test allowed to separate the examined subjects into 3 groups according to numeric values of facets of PID-5: group I – Normal (0-1), group II – Accentuated Personality (1 – 1.66), group III – Personality Disorder (&gt;1.66), and these results were correlated with intensity and frequency of headache. The analysis of 25 facets of PID-5, which are included in 5 domains of higher order: Negative Affection, Antagonism, Disinhibition, Detachment and Psychoticism, divided the domains into 3 groups: Internalization, Externalization and Psychoticism. These values were correlated again with intensity and frequency of headache.

Conclusions: Female gender has a higher introversion tendency than males, introversion and neurosis is more common among women with migraine; the onset of personality disorders occurs during early youth.</dc:description>
  <dc:identifier>https://zenodo.org/record/2222309</dc:identifier>
  <dc:identifier>10.5281/zenodo.2222309</dc:identifier>
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  <dc:language>eng</dc:language>
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  <dc:rights>info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess</dc:rights>
  <dc:rights>https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode</dc:rights>
  <dc:source>Moldovan Medical Journal 61(4) 29-35</dc:source>
  <dc:subject>personality disorder</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>PID-5</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>headache</dc:subject>
  <dc:title>Relationship between personality disorders and headaches using personality inventory disorders for DSM-5</dc:title>
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