Diagnostic sub-types, psychological distress and psychosocial dysfunction in southern Chinese people with temporomandibular disorders.

@article{Lee2008DiagnosticSP,
  title={Diagnostic sub-types, psychological distress and psychosocial dysfunction in southern Chinese people with temporomandibular disorders.},
  author={L T K Lee and Richie W. K. Yeung and May Chun Mei Wong and Anne Sinclair McMillan},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={184-90}
}
The study aimed to assess the distribution of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) sub-types, psychological distress and psychosocial dysfunction in southern Chinese people seeking treatment for TMD using Research Diagnostic Criteria for TMD (RDC/TMD) and investigate potential cross-cultural differences in sub-type prevalence and psychosocial impact. Eighty-seven consecutive patients (77 females; 10 males) with a mean age of 39.3 years (s.d. 12.8) newly referred to the specialist TMD clinic at the… CONTINUE READING

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