Suicide attempts in US veterans with chronic headache disorders: A 10-year retrospective cohort study

Objectives: A large-scale retrospective analysis of veterans with chronic pain was conducted to examine (1) the annual incidence of suicide attempts (SA) in veterans with chronic headache and other chronic pain conditions, and (2) the risk of SA in men and women with chronic headache and chronic headache concurrent with traumatic brain injury (TBI) as compared […]

Prevalence of suicidal ideation and suicide attempt in patients with migraine: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Background Suicidality is common in patients with migraine. Here, we performed a systematic review and estimated the prevalence of suicidal ideation (SI) and suicide attempt (SA) in patients with migraine. Methods We searched Pubmed, Embase, Web of Science, Cochrane database library, CINAHL, and PsycINFO for relevant publications. A random-effects model was used to pool the […]

Suicide attempts among those with migraine: Findings from a nationally representative Canadian study

The objectives of this study were to identify the gender-specific prevalence of suicide attempts among those with migraine and to examine what factors are associated with suicide attempts among migraineurs. This study was a nationally representative analysis of the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey – Mental Health (CCHS-MH) with 21,744 respondents, of whom 2,223 had […]

Migraine headache and risk of self-harm and suicide: A population-based study in Ontario, Canada.

The aim of this article was to examine the association between migraine headache and self-harm and suicide mortality using population-based health administrative data from Ontario, Canada. Physician diagnosis of migraine headache was found to be prospectively associated with increased risk of deliberate self-harm, but there was no evidence linking it to suicide mortality. Definitively linking […]