Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Biobehavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders: A Literature Review

@article{Orlando2007EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Biobehavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders: A Literature Review},
  author={Bruno Orlando and Daniele Manfredini and Giovanni Salvetti and Mario Bosco},
  journal={Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={101 - 118}
}
Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) involve a heterogeneous group of clinical conditions affecting the stomatognathic system and its related structures. Because the etiology of these disorders is still unclear, a wide range of therapeutic solutions has been proposed in the literature, including occlusal appliances, physical therapies, drugs, and biobehavioral modalities. Biobehavioral therapy could have a beneficial effect in the treatment of TMDs because of the reportedly high prevalence of… 

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