Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 24--29

Psychosomatic disorders: An overview for oral physician


Nerella Narendra Kumar1, Mamatha Gowda Panchaksharappa2, Rajeshwari G Annigeri2 
1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Narayana Dental College and Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, College of Dental Sciences, Davangere, Karnataka, India

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Nerella Narendra Kumar
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Narayana Dental College and Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
India

A psychosomatic disorder involves both the body and mind. These diseases have physical symptoms originating from mental or emotional causes. Most common causes are stress, anxiety, and depression. When these psychological entities are not perceived properly, it may result in somatic disease due to conversion hysteria. Even the oral and paraoral structures show manifestations of these psychosomatic disorders. The present review has been done from text books and articles relevant to psychosomatic disorders. Relevant articles have been selected and filtered from databases using MeSH terms psychosomatic diseases, oral mucosal diseases, stress, etc., with boolean operators from 1990 till date. This review highlights the important aspects of the psychosomatic diseases affecting oral cavity.


How to cite this article:
Kumar NN, Panchaksharappa MG, Annigeri RG. Psychosomatic disorders: An overview for oral physician.J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2016;28:24-29


How to cite this URL:
Kumar NN, Panchaksharappa MG, Annigeri RG. Psychosomatic disorders: An overview for oral physician. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2022 Nov 29 ];28:24-29
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