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Amraei K, Mokhtary Mosayebi M, Saki K, Fathi L. The Relationship of Perfectionism Dimensions and Personality Characteristics with Migraine Severity of Headache: Cross-Sectional Study. yafte 2020; 22 (2) :1-10
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Department of Psychology, Litreture & Humanistic Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran
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Background: Migraine headache is a common chronic clinical disorder. Psychological problems are high among these patients. This study examined the relationship between perfectionism dimensions and personality type with migraine severity of headache.
Materials and Methods: In this study a cross sectional method was used. Among patients referring to the neurologists in the city of Kerman 168 samples were selected. Participants responded to the personality type, intensity of headache and perfectionism dimensions' questionnaires, then data were analyzed using regression method.
Results: The results showed that there was significant correlation between type A personality and dimensions of perfectionism with migraine. Moreover, type A personality and community-oriented and self-oriented perfectionism are predictors of migraine, but other-oriented perfectionism cannot predict the migraine headache.
Conclusion: According to the findings of this research, personality characteristics, especially type A which are associated with a kind of pressure and urgency, moreover perfectionism of migraine patients should be considered in any treatment.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: روانشناسی
Received: 2019/05/13 | Accepted: 2020/01/27 | Published: 2020/09/14

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