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Periodontal disease and ptsd

M Muhvić-Urek, I Uhac, Z Vuksić-Mihaljević, D Leović, N Blecić, Z Kovac
The aim of this study was to assess the oral health condition of Croatian war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study included 50 men who experienced combat stress and had been diagnosed with PTSD. They were compared with the group of 50 age-matched men who did not participate in war and did not have PTSD. Xerostomia, oral mucosal lesion, oral hygiene status, dental, and periodontal conditions, as well as temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) were assessed and compared between the groups...
January 2007: Journal of Oral Rehabilitation
A Aurer, J Aurer-Kozelj, A Stavljenić-Rukavina, S Kalenić, M Ivić-Kardum, V Haban
Rapidly progressive periodontitis (RPP) results from the interaction between the periodontal microflora and the host. Stress is believed to play an important role in determining host responses, and it has been proposed that hyperactivity of host defense mechanisms significantly increases tissue destruction typical for this disease. During a period of four months we have diagnosed 20 patients with acute RPP, all of them active participants in battles of the Croatian liberation war with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) related symptoms...
June 1999: Collegium Antropologicum
A H Friedlander, I Kreinik-Friedlander
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July 1989: Refuʾat Ha-shinayim: Biṭʾon Ha-Histadrut Li-refu'at Shinayim Be-Yiśraʾel
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