CLINICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HEADACHE IN INTERNALLY DISPLACED WOMEN WITH THREATENED INTERRUPTION OF PREGNANCY, LIVING IN THE LUHANSK REGION
Summary. The study included 112 pregnant women who were hospitalized regarding threatened interruption of pregnancy (TIP) to the hospitals, located in the Luhansk region, among them 48 women had internally displaced person (IDP) status. The control group consisted of 64 pregnant women with non-complicated obstetric anamnesis and physiological course of pregnancy with similar gestational period of pregnancy. It has been established that the prevalence of tension-type headache (TTH) among pregnant women with TIP, which has IDP status, was found in 3.2, migraines — 3.3 times more often than in healthy pregnant women and made up 35.42% and 10.41% respectively. In the main group the TTH intensity on the VAS was significantly higher. In the main group a statistically significant correlation between the sensory and affective characteristics of headache and the VAS indicator was found, in patients with TTH — with the indicator of trait anxiety. Anxiety disorders were found 8.7 times more often and made up 83.3%. The state and trait anxiety were significantly higher than those of healthy pregnant women. Antenatal study of indicators of anxiety, manifestations of headache in pregnant women with threatened interruption of pregnancy and IDP status allowed to individualize the approach to the management of pregnancy and if needed to timely develop rehabilitating activities, that will contribute to a successful outcome of the pregnancy and affect the health of the mother and her offspring.
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