Assessment and treatment of stress in myofascial pain-dysfunction syndrome: a model for analysis.

@article{Haber1983AssessmentAT,
  title={Assessment and treatment of stress in myofascial pain-dysfunction syndrome: a model for analysis.},
  author={J{\"o}rg Haber and Rebekah Moss and Andrzej R Kuczmierczyk and J C Garrett},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={1983},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={187-96}
}
Myofascial pain dysfunction (MPD) syndrome has received widespread attention in the dental and psychological literature. The present paper considers issues concerning a stress-related muscular hyperactivity theory of MPD syndrome. A review of the empirical evidence as well as methodological problems evident in these studies has been noted. In addition, definition aspects of stress and a conceptual model of stress in clinical use is presented. A functional analysis of the problem components will… CONTINUE READING