Industrial Psychiatry Journal

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2022  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 135--140

Evaluation of relationship between stress and periodontal disease in different professional college students


Lakshmi Kanth Kolaparthy, Bharathi Kota, Yamuna Marella, Radhika Kondraganti, Gopinath Cheni, Ravindranath Dhulipalla 
 Department of Periodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Lakshmi Kanth Kolaparthy
Department of Periodontics, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur - 522 509, Andhra Pradesh
India

Background: To evaluate the association between stress and periodontitis in different professional college students. Subjects and Methods: The study was conducted in 360 professional college students which includes Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering, and Chartered Accountancy. From each group, 60 students were included in the study. Self-reported Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale questionnaire was given to all the students and clinical examination was conducted in all the participants to assess the Oral hygiene index - simplified (OHI-S), clinical attachment level (CAL), and Gingival Index Simplified (GI-S). Statistical Analysis: Statistics was performed using the ANOVA test, post hoc test, and Pearson correlation test to compare the psychological parameter of stress with periodontal parameters among six groups of students. P <0.05 was considered to be statistically significant. Results: Group I showed higher mean stress scores (10.78 ± 0.76) compared to other groups. The mean OHI-S (1.61 ± 0.15), mean CAL (3.68 ± 0.79), and mean GI-S (1.43 ± 0.15) scores also increased with elevated stress levels among medical students. Followed by Group VI and Group II showed almost similar results. Conclusion: The present study showed strong association between stress and periodontal disease and have an adverse effect over oral hygiene factors among the students.


How to cite this article:
Kolaparthy LK, Kota B, Marella Y, Kondraganti R, Cheni G, Dhulipalla R. Evaluation of relationship between stress and periodontal disease in different professional college students.Ind Psychiatry J 2022;31:135-140


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Kolaparthy LK, Kota B, Marella Y, Kondraganti R, Cheni G, Dhulipalla R. Evaluation of relationship between stress and periodontal disease in different professional college students. Ind Psychiatry J [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Aug 9 ];31:135-140
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