Trigeminal Neuralgia Paitents At Risk Of Developing Psychiatric Disorders

Medwire News (8/22, McDermid) reported, “Patients with trigeminal neuralgia (TN) have an increased risk of later developing certain psychiatric disorders,” according to a study published online in the Journal of Headache and Pain. The findings of the study, which involved “3273 TN patients” and 13,092 people without the condition, revealed that TN “patients to be at risk of developing depression, anxiety and sleep disorders, but not bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.”

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— “Psychiatric disorders may follow trigeminal neuralgia,” Eleanor McDermid, Medwire News, August 21, 2015.

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