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Human Studies

2021 Jul 13


High perceived isolation and reduced social support affect headache impact levels in migraine after the Covid-19 outbreak: A cross sectional survey on chronic and episodic patients.


Cerami C, Crespi C, Bottiroli S, Santi G C, Sances G, Allena M, Vecchi T, Tassorelli C
Cephalalgia. 2021 Jul 13:3331024211027568.
PMID: 34256651.


Psychosocial variables are key factors influencing psycho-physical equilibrium in migraine patients. Social isolation and vulnerability to stressors may prevent efficient psychological adjustment negatively affecting adaptation to life changes, as that imposed during Covid-19 lockdown. Here, we explored psychosocial dimensions and changes in clinical condition during Covid-19 lockdown in migraine patients, with regard to migraine type and headache impact.