Myofascial pain of the head and neck among Croatian war veterans treated for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Vidakovi2016MyofascialPO,
  title={Myofascial pain of the head and neck among Croatian war veterans treated for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Bruno Vidakovi{\'c} and Ivana Uljani{\'c} and Berislav Peri{\'c} and Jak{\vs}a Grgurevi{\'c} and Zdenko Sonicki},
  journal={Psychiatria Danubina},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={73-6}
}
BACKGROUND During the Croatian War of Independence, 1991-1995, Croatian soldiers were exposed to traumatic and stressful events. Certain number of soldiers who took part in the war, developed depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Stress is one of the etiological factors in the development of myofascial pain (MPS), although the mechanism of these processes is not entirely understood. The aims of this study were to determine the frequency of myofascial pain among Croatian war… CONTINUE READING
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