The Psychiatric Comorbidities of Cluster Headache

  • Matthew S. RobbinsEmail author
Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias (MS Matharu, Section editor)
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Although the comorbidity of migraine has been extensively studied, the relationships between cluster headache and psychiatric disease have not been well-addressed. In this review the available literature concerning cluster headache and depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, aggression, suicide, and their implications are discussed. Potential mechanisms, confounding variables, and unanswered questions are also addressed.


Cluster headache Episodic Chronic Psychiatric Comorbidity Depression Anxiety Bipolar Aggression Suicide 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Montefiore Headache CenterBronxUSA

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