Psychiatric morbidity among patients with oral sub-mucous fibrosis: a preliminary study.

@article{Mubeen2010PsychiatricMA,
  title={Psychiatric morbidity among patients with oral sub-mucous fibrosis: a preliminary study.},
  author={Khan Mubeen and Chandan K N Kumar and R Puja and V Raja Jigna and Hoskote Chandrashekar},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={761-4}
}
BACKGROUND Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is a chronic oral mucosal condition with pre-malignant potential. The association between psychiatric morbidity and OSF has been sparsely studied. METHODS This cross-sectional study included 33 consecutive subjects clinically diagnosed with OSF who attended an academic tertiary care dental centre. General Health Questionnaire-28 was administered to assess the psychological morbidity. Dependence to areca products was assessed using the ICD-10 criteria… CONTINUE READING
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