Components of complex TM disorders

J Craniomandib Disord. Summer 1990;4(3):193-6.


Temporomandibular disorders are manifested by pain, dysfunction, or both. When chronicity sets in, initial difficulties become aggravated, and a new set of problems may appear. This paper examines these complexities. Special attention is focused on "whiplash" injuries.

MeSH terms

  • Chronic Disease
  • Humans
  • Maxillofacial Injuries / complications
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders / etiology*
  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders / psychology
  • Whiplash Injuries / complications*