Greene, N. R., Smith, C. V., Jewell, D. E. and Smitherman, T. A.
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain. doi:10.1111/head.13273
A diary study was conducted to investigate the relationships between headache activity and basic psychological needs satisfaction. This preliminary study is the first to show that headache is related to reduced basic psychological needs satisfaction, providing a potential account for one mechanism by which headache may negatively affect quality of life.