Aminergic tone correlates of migraine and tension-type headache: a study using the tridimensional personality questionnaire.

@article{Piero2001AminergicTC,
  title={Aminergic tone correlates of migraine and tension-type headache: a study using the tridimensional personality questionnaire.},
  author={Vittorio Di Piero and Gianluca Bruti and Piero Venturi and F Talamonti and Massimo Biondi and Silvia Di Legge and Gian Luigi Lenzi},
  journal={Headache},
  year={2001},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={63-71}
}
BACKGROUND Aminergic neurotransmitter activity has been studied in many neuropsychiatric diseases by means of a self-administered questionnaire proposed by Cloninger. Given that central aminergic modulation plays a major role in the pathophysiology of primary headaches, we investigated the personality dimensions related to aminergic neurotransmitter activity in patients with migraine and tension-type headache. METHODS From a consecutive series of 230 patients, we selected those presenting… CONTINUE READING

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