There appears to be a bidirectional relationship between migraine and depression, in which one disorder increases the risk for the other and vice versa.
This study found a positive relationship between physical disability and anxiety and depression, pointing to a need for routine evaluation.
Persons with epilepsy have a higher prevalence of comorbid conditions—psychiatric disorders in particular—than the general population. Here: a look at the most common comorbidities and a discussion of the clinical implications.
The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) was developed as an alternate screening instrument to the Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD).