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J Res Dent Sci 2022, 19(2): 150-158 Back to browse issues page
Study of mental status and quality of life in people with recurrent aphthous lesions
Amirala Aghbali, Parya Emamverdizadeh, Ladan Paya , Negar Behnia
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran , Ladan.paya@yahoo.com
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Background and Aims: Recurrent aphthous ulcers are one of the most common diseases of oral mucosa, which causes complaints and referral of patients to the dentist. These ulcers are single or multiple and painful, limited to the oral cavity and often cause a lot of discomfort to the patient. The aim of this study was to evaluation of mental status and quality of life in people with recurrent aphthous lesions.
Material and Methods: In this analytical study, 120 persons were evaluated in two groups: patients and healthy subjects in terms of mental status and quality of lifeThe GHQ-28 questionnaire was used to assess the mental status and general health and the WHOQOL-26 questionnaire was used to assess the quality of life. The obtained data were analyzed by non-independent t-test by SPSS statistical analysis software version 21.
Results: The highest score of mental health quality were related to anxiety symptoms and sleep disorders, which was significantly higher in case group than the control group (15.78 ± 3.13 vs. 4.25 ± 2.51; p = 0.001). Most of the aphthous lesions in the present study were low-grade minor lesions (43.3%), however, moderate lesions have the second highest frequency (38.3%), After that, moderate aphthous lesions (38.3%) had a higher frequency.
Conclusion:  It seems that in people with recurrent aphthous lesions, the quality of life is lower in the field of physical health and social relations, and in the study of mental condition, physical symptoms, urgency and sleep disorders are clearly seen.
 
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Keywords: Mental Status, Quality of Life, General Health Quality, Recurrent Aphthous Lesions
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Aghbali A, Emamverdizadeh P, Paya L, behnia N. Study of mental status and quality of life in people with recurrent aphthous lesions. J Res Dent Sci. 2022; 19 (2) :150-158
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