Patients' perceptions of orthognathic treatment, well-being, and psychological or psychiatric status: a systematic review.

@article{Alanko2010PatientsPO,
  title={Patients' perceptions of orthognathic treatment, well-being, and psychological or psychiatric status: a systematic review.},
  author={Outi M E Alanko and Anna-Lilsa Svedstr{\"o}m-Oristo and Martti T. Tuomisto},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  year={2010},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={249-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of studies concerning the psychosocial well-being of surgical-orthodontic patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Articles published between 2001 and 2009 were searched using PubMed, Web of Science, and PsycInfo. Only articles written in English were included. Articles on methodological issues or on patients with clefts or syndromes or studies in which treatment had included surgically assisted maxillary expansion or intermaxillary fixation were excluded. The… CONTINUE READING

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