Darrel J Wicks

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In a single case study, the most frequently suggested contributing factors to craniomandibular pain, viz., oral parafunctions and psychological stress, were studied in more detail. During a 13-week study period, questionnaires were completed, in which, among others, jaw muscle pain, bruxism behaviour, and experienced/anticipated stress were noted. During(More)
OBJECTIVE Sleep bruxism (SB) and periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS) may have a common underlying neurophysiologic mechanism, especially in relation to the occurrence of sleep-related electroencephalographic (EEG) arousals. To test this hypothesis, three research questions were assessed. First, it was assessed whether PLMS events occur more(More)
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