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The International Journal of Prosthodontics

Edited by George A. Zarb, BChD, DDS, MS, MS, FRCD(C)

ISSN 0893-2174

January/February 2006
Volume 19 , Issue 1

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Clinical Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavior Therapy in the Management of TMD

Emiko Morishige, DDS, PhD / Shoichi Ishigaki, DDS, PhD / Hirofumi Yatani, DDS, PhD / Masayuki Hirokawa, DDS

Pages: 3133
PMID: 16479756

Purpose: This study aimed to investigate whether cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) was effective as a standard intervention for temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Materials and Methods: The subjects were 134 TMD outpatients with no history of treatment for TMD. They had pain persisting for 1 month or more and/or limited jaw movement. All patients underwent CBT. Symptom fluctuation was evaluated by a self-administered questionnaire. Results: Symptoms had disappeared and improved in 112 patients within 2 months. Conclusion: It was suggested that most TMD symptoms can be relieved only by CBT in less than 2 months without further intervention.
Int J Prosthodont 2006;19:3133.

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