PUBLICATIONS

Prescription opioid medication use among people with migraine: National survey results

The results of this study enhance understanding of the use of opioid medication prescribing for chronic migraine sufferers.

The chronic migraine experience

Partnering with University of Massachusetts/UMass Memorial Medical Center, this poster was published in 2016 showcasing data from Health Union’s Migraine In America 2014 survey.

Biologic DMARD use among U.S. patients in an online rheumatoid arthritis community

The results of the study show that in this online community of RA patients, 72.6% did not have the disease in control and 38.2% had never used a biologic. bDMARD use varied considerably among patient subgroups, particularly by time since RA diagnosis, expected annual out-of-pocket spending, and preferred medication route of administration.

The chronic migraineur and health services: National survey results

Partnering with University of Massachusetts/UMass Memorial Medical Center, this manuscript was published in November 2015 showcasing data from Health Union’s Migraine In America 2014 survey.

Spirituality and Chronic Migraines

Partnering with Chung-Ang University and University of Colorado, this abstract was published in 2015 showcasing data from Health Union’s Migraine In America 2015 survey.

Negative impact of migraine and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments

This poster was published at the World Federation of Mental Health 2015 in Singapore, showcasing data from Health Union’s Migraine In America 2014 survey.

The relationship between smoking and migraine frequency: The moderating effect of locus of control 

Partnering with University of Colorado – Denver, this poster was published in 2015 showcasing data from Health Union’s Migraine In America 2015 survey.

Exploring the negative impact of migraine and the impact of alternative medicine treatments

Partnering with University of Massachusetts/UMass Memorial Medical Center, this abstract was published in 2015 showcasing data from Health Union’s Migraine in America 2012 survey.

Migraine: Treatments, comorbidities, and quality of life, in the USA

The results of this study extend the literature characterizing the treatment patterns, stress characteristics, disorder characteristics, and disability profile, of the chronic migraine population in the largest sample yet collected. Chronic migraineurs were found to experience significant impairment in their personal, professional, and social functioning.

Survey of migraine sufferers with dogs to evaluate for canine migraine-alerting behaviors

The result of this study suggests that about one in four migraineurs living with a companion dog endorsed recognizing a change in their dog’s behavior before recognizing initial symptoms of a migraine attack.