Psychosocial profiles of painful TMD patients.

  title={Psychosocial profiles of painful TMD patients.},
  author={Daniele Manfredini and Mirca Marini and Chiara Pavan and Luigi Pavan and Luca Guarda-Nardini},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  volume={36 3},
The aim of the present investigation is to test the null hypothesis that the presence of psychopathology in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) is related to the presence of pain, independent of its location [(i.e. myofascial and/or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain]. Ninety-six (n = 96) patients affected by painful TMD underwent a clinical assessment in accordance with the research diagnostic criteria for TMD (RDC/TMD) guidelines and filled out the Symptoms Check List - Revised… CONTINUE READING


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