Identifying potential predictors of pain-related disability in Turkish patients with chronic temporomandibular disorder pain


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Ozdemir-Karatas M., Peker K., Balik A., Uysal O., Tuncer E. B.

JOURNAL OF HEADACHE AND PAIN, vol.14, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1129-2377-14-17
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HEADACHE AND PAIN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Background: The aims of this study were to examine whether patients' psychosocial profiles influence the location of pain, and to identify the clinical and psychosocial predictors of high levels of pain-related disability in temporomandibular disorders (TMD) patients with chronic pain at least 6 months in duration.