The Effects of Job Stress in Local Government Officials on Temporomandibular Disorders and Xerostomia

지방공무원의 직무스트레스로 인한 턱관절장애와 구강건조증에 관한 조사

  • 구인영 (경운대학교 치위생학과) ;
  • 최화영 (경운대학교 치위생학과) ;
  • 박민경 (경운대학교 치위생학과) ;
  • 가경환 (경운대학교 경호학부) ;
  • 문선정 (경운대학교 치위생학과)
  • Received : 2015.08.20
  • Accepted : 2015.09.22
  • Published : 2015.12.31


Objectives : The aim of this study was to determine the effects of job stress on temporomandibular disorders, temporomandibular disorder habits, and xerostomia and on oral health status and to provide basic data necessary to develop oral health promotion programs. Methods : For this purpose, a survey was conducted drawing the following conclusions. Cross-analysis, correlation analysis, One-way ANOVA, data were collected using the program SPSS 18.0 statistical techniques, independent sample T-black, the Scheffe post-implementation verification. Results : Job stress positively affected temporomandibular disorders, temporomandibular disorder habits, and xerostomia: those with more job stress were more likely to have temporomandibular disorders, temporomandibular disorder habits, and xerostomia. Conclusions : It is necessary to have a good understanding of the causes of job stress and recognize and manage oral symptoms caused by job stress in the pursuit of oral health.


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