AGHABEIGI, B and FEINMANN, C and HARRIS, M (1992) PREVALENCE OF POSTTRAUMATIC-STRESS-DISORDER IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC IDIOPATHIC FACIAL-PAIN. BRIT J ORAL MAX SURG , 30 (6) 360 - 364.
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34 patients with chronic idiopathic orofacial pain were assessed by a structured clinical interview for diagnosis of mental disorders according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-III-R). Five (15%) had a history of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which coincided with the pain onset. The majority of these PTSD sufferers also had a personality disorder. The implications of these findings in the diagnosis and management of post-traumatic chronic TMJ pain syndromes is discussed.
|Title:||PREVALENCE OF POSTTRAUMATIC-STRESS-DISORDER IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC IDIOPATHIC FACIAL-PAIN|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Eastman Dental Institute > Maxillofacial, Diagnostic, Medical and Surgical Sciences|
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