Influences of stress and fatigue on periodontal health indicators in patients with periodontal disease

치주질환자의 스트레스와 피로가 치주건강 지표에 미치는 영향

Jo, Ji-Young;Jeong, Ji-Hye;Lee, So-Young;Kwun, Hyeon-Sook;Park, Kyeong-Lok;Urm, Sang-Hwa;Yu, Byeng-Chul

  • Received : 2015.09.14
  • Accepted : 2016.04.07
  • Published : 2016.04.30


Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the influential factors of stress and fatigue on peridontal indicators in patients with periodontal disease. Methods: A self-administrated questionnaire study was conducted during November 2012 to January 2013 with 140 periodontal patients. The Fatigue and Stress were evaluated with Multidimensional Fatigue Scale(MFS) and Psychosocial Well-bing Index(PWI). Periodontal health indicators were consisted with gingival index and pocket depth. Data were analyzed by descriptive analysis, t-test, ANOVA, and multiple regression analysis. Results: Overall stress and fatigue level of subjects were $22.61{\pm}5.62$ and $64.67{\pm}9.45$. Gingival index and periodontal pocket depth as periodontal health indicators were $1.26{\pm}0.3$ and $4.29{\pm}0.52$. The influential factors of gingival index and periodontal pocket depth were social function(subcategory of pwi) and depression(subcategory of pwi), respectively. Conclusions: Some subcategories of PWI were related with periodontal health indicators. So, consideration of stress related with depression and social function are needed to manage and prevent periodontal disease.


gingival index;Multidimensional Fatigue Scale(MFS);periodontal disease;periodontal pocket depth;Psychosocial Well-being Index(PWI);stress


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