Anxiety, Depression, and Pain in Burning Mouth Syndrome: First Chicken or Egg?
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 05/25/2012
Schiavone V et al. – The authors may hypothesize that anxiety could determine a secondary demoralization in Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) patients (depression) and depressive symptoms could contribute to pain, accordingly. Therefore, pain could be a somatic feature of depression. The findings provide an example of a possible pathogenetic model for BMS.