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17 May 2021: Clinical Research

Association of Oral Behaviors with Anxiety, Depression, and Jaw Function in Patients with Temporomandibular Disorders in China: A Cross-Sectional Study

Lili Xu 1ABCDE , Bin Cai 1BCD , Shuai Fan 1BCD , Shenji Lu 1BCD , Kerong Dai 2AD*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.929985

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e929985

Table 3 Spearman correlations among OBC, JFLS, GAD-7 scale, and PHQ-9.

Spearman’s coefficientPainJFLSOBCPHQ-9GAD-7
MMO−0.168** −0.406** 0.095−0.009−0.010
Pain0.305** 0.134** 0.316** 0.338**
JFLS0.209** 0.317** 0.267**
OBC0.375** 0.322**
GAD-7 – Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7; JFLS – Jaw Functional Limitation Scale; MMO – maximum mouth opening; PHQ-9 – Patient Health Questionnaire-9; OBC – Oral Behaviors Checklist.

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
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