The influences of fear, anxiety, and depression on the patient's adaptive responses to complete dentures. Part I.

@article{Friedman1987TheIO,
  title={The influences of fear, anxiety, and depression on the patient's adaptive responses to complete dentures. Part I.},
  author={Nancy Friedman and Howard M Landesman and Mark Wexler},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={1987},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={687-9}
}
Loss and body image can result in anxiety, depression, or both and can affect a patient's adaptive capacity to accept edentulism and complete dentures. A specific classification system has been presented to identify responses by individuals who are made edentulous. Three types of maladaptive responses are considered as probable consequences of fear, anxiety, and depression associated with tooth loss and complete dentures. In maladaptive class 1, the patient adapts physically but is maladaptive… CONTINUE READING

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