Chronic daily headache: personality study by means of computerized MMPI-2

  title={Chronic daily headache: personality study by means of computerized MMPI-2},
  author={Dario De Fidio and Vittorio Sciruicchio and Beatrice Pastore and Maria Pia Prudenzano and Elisa di Pietro and Alfonso Tramontano and Angelo Lorizio and Franco Granella and Gennaro Bussone and Licia Grazzi and Paola Sarchielli},
  booktitle={The Journal of Headache and Pain},
Unresolved questions in headache research are the roles of drug abuse and psychopathology in headache disorder, especially in chronic daily headache. We investigated the utility of the revised version of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) for assessing psychopathology in chronic daily headache patients. Chronic headache sufferers gave characteristic responses on Hy (hypochondria), D (depression) and Hs (hysteria) scales which are known as the “neurotic triad”. Although our… CONTINUE READING


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