Temporomandibular disorder pain is related to the general disposition to be anxious.

@article{Reissmann2014TemporomandibularDP,
  title={Temporomandibular disorder pain is related to the general disposition to be anxious.},
  author={Daniel R Reissmann and Mike T John and Henning Seedorf and Stephan Doering and Oliver Schierz},
  journal={Journal of oral & facial pain and headache},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={322-30}
}
AIMS To assess whether trait anxiety as a person's general disposition to be anxious is a risk factor for temporomandibular disorder (TMD) pain. METHODS A total of 320 adult TMD patients with at least one pain-related TMD diagnosis according to the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC/TMD) were included in the study. Subjects from the general population without pain-related TMD were used as controls (n = 888). All study participants completed the State-Trait… CONTINUE READING
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