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Clinical Study Title


Hair Cortisol as a Biomarker of Chronic HPA Axis Response to Stress


****** Not currently enrolling new participants in this Clinical Study. ******

Description/Purpose of the Study


To investigate the relationship between chronic psychological stress and pain in the temporomandibular joint region of the face. Cortisol in hair is being used as a biomarker of long-term psychological stress.

IRB Study #: 09-1485
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anne E. Sanders
UNC Department: Dental Ecology



Eligibility


Inclusion Criteria


You are being asked to be in the study because you:

Exclusion Criteria


You should NOT be in this study if you:



Contact Information


Name: Dr Anne Sanders
Phone: 919-843-0825
Email: anne_sanders@DENTISTRY.UNC.EDU