Clinical effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy in the management of TMD.

@article{Morishige2006ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy in the management of TMD.},
  author={Emiko Morishige and Shoichi Ishigaki and Hirofumi Yatani and Masayuki Hirokawa},
  journal={The International journal of prosthodontics},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={31-3}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to investigate whether cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) was effective as a standard intervention for temporomandibular disorders (TMD). MATERIALS AND METHODS The subjects were 134 TMD outpatients with no history of treatment for TMD. They had pain persisting for 1 month or more and/or limited jaw movement. All patients underwent… CONTINUE READING