Somatization and pain dispersion in chronic temporomandibular disorder pain

@article{Wilson1994SomatizationAP,
  title={Somatization and pain dispersion in chronic temporomandibular disorder pain},
  author={Lynette Wilson and Samuel Franklin Dworkin and Coralyn W. Whitney and Linda Leresche},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1994},
  volume={57},
  pages={55-61}
}
We investigated the relationship between somatic and psychological symptoms and pain reported during a clinical examination for 220 patients with chronic temporomandibular disorder (TMD) pain. The clinical examination involved palpation of the muscles of the face and neck, as well as intraoral sites and non-TMD-related placebo sites. A distinction was drawn between somatization--the tendency to report numerous somatic symptoms--and psychological distress manifested by report of numerous… CONTINUE READING

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