A Study on Life Changes of Burning Mouth Syndrome Patients Through SRRS

SRRS를 이용한 BMS 환자의 생활변화에 관한연구

  • Ko, Myung-Yun (Department of Oral Medicine, College of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Ok, Su-Min (Department of Oral Medicine, College of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kwon, Kyung-Min (Department of Oral Medicine, College of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Tae, Il-Ho (Department of Oral Medicine, College of Dentistry, Pusan National University) ;
  • Ahn, Yong-Woo (Department of Oral Medicine, College of Dentistry, Pusan National University)
  • 고명연 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 옥수민 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 권경민 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 태일호 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실) ;
  • 안용우 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강내과학 교실)
  • Published : 2009.06.30


The life changes of burning mouth syndrome patients were evaluated through the Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) questionnaire. 67 subjects were included for the study and they were categorized into 2 groups (BMS 33 persons, control 34 persons) and investigated in the Dept. of Oral Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital from January to December, 2008. The obtained results were as follows : 1. BMS Group have experienced more changes in their lives than the control group within one year. This difference is showed between 7 to 12 months before hospital visit. 2. There is no significant difference between high score group(life vairation above 150) and the control group. 3. When the survey is divided by six categories, no significant difference shows within six categories. However, the BMS group shows high score within the social life category.


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