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Migraineurs with aura display higher anger response


Key clinical point : Migraineurs with aura are more likely to show a higher anger response, but not impulsivity, compared with migraineurs without aura and healthy control individuals.

Main finding : Scores of anger symptoms were significantly higher migraineurs with aura than those without aura and control individuals ( P less than .001); however, there was no significant difference in total Barratt impulsiveness scale-11 score, attentional impulsiveness, motor impulsiveness, and nonplanning impulsiveness between the 3 groups ( P greater than .05).

Study details : The prospective cross-sectional study included 55 patients aged 18-55 years with episodic migraine (31 with aura and 24 without aura) and 40 healthy control individuals.

Disclosures: The authors declared no conflict of interest.

Citation: Tanik N et al. Neurol Res. 2020 Feb 5. doi: 10.1080/01616412.2020.1723974 .

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