Involvement of psychosocial factors in the association of obesity with periodontitis.

  title={Involvement of psychosocial factors in the association of obesity with periodontitis.},
  author={Alexandrina Lizica Dumitrescu and Makoto Kawamura},
  journal={Journal of oral science},
  volume={52 1},
The present case-control study of 79 subjects (19-69 yr) was designed to assess the relationship of several psychological determinants to periodontal disease and obesity. Periodontal clinical examinations were performed, and the subjects were asked to complete a set of questionnaires measuring Type A personality, anxiety, depression, dental anxiety, hopelessness, emotional intelligence, stress, self-esteem, optimism and satisfaction with life. In a bivariate analysis, overweight individuals… CONTINUE READING


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