Prevalence of traumatic stressors in patients with temporomandibular disorders.

  title={Prevalence of traumatic stressors in patients with temporomandibular disorders.},
  author={Reny de Leeuw and Elizangela Bertoli and John E. Schmidt and Charles R. Carlson},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={63 1},
PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to identify the prevalence of significant traumatic stressor(s) reported by chronic temporomandibular disorder patients, and to describe the nature of these stressors. A second aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the behavioral and psychological domains of patients who reported 1 or more significant traumatic stressors to those who did not. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twelve hundred twenty-one patients with chronic temporomandibular disorder pain… CONTINUE READING


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