Psychological screening test results for stress, depression, and anxiety are variably associated with clinical severity of recurrent aphthous stomatitis and oral lichen planus

Saad Alshahrani, Lorena Baccaglini

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Article Title and Bibliographic Information The role of anxiety, depression, and psychological stress on the clinical status of recurrent aphthous stomatitis and oral lichen planus. Gavic L, Cigic L, Lukenda DB, Gruden V, Pokupec JSG. J Oral Pathol Med 2014;43(6):410-7. Reviewers Saad Alshahrani, MD, Lorena Baccaglini, DDS, MS, PhD Purpose/Question In patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) or oral lichen planus (OLP), is there a difference in severity of certain signs or symptoms comparing patients with higher vs. lower screening test results for psychological factors (stress, anxiety, and depression)? Source of Funding None stated Type of Study/Design Cross-sectional Level of Evidence Level 3: Other evidence Strength of Recommendation grade Not applicable

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)206-208
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014

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  • Dentistry(all)

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