Psychological Assessment of Adults Seeking Orthodontic Treatment

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2011 by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 21, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 21, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Brief Summary:
Is their a association between the objective and subjective severity of a malocclusion, quality of life and self-esteem/personality (as modifier between objective/subjective severity and quality of life (cfr study Agou et al., 2008) ? A second goal is to compare motivation and expectations and the objective and subjective severity of the malocclusion on the other hand.

Condition or disease
Self-esteem Personality Quality of Life Malocclusion Orthodontics

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Impact of Personality Characteristics and Self-esteem on the Relationship Between Orthodontic Treatment Need and Oral-health Related Quality of Life in Adults.
Study Start Date : November 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Orthodontia

Adults (starting from age 17)
adults seeking orthodontic treatment at the university of Leuven

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
adults (starting from age 17) seeking orthodontic treatment on the first consultation of our clinic (university hospital Leuven)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • good health,
  • thorough knowledge of the Dutch language

Exclusion Criteria:

  • language

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01475773

University Hospital of Leuven Not yet recruiting
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Contact: Guy Willems   
Sub-Investigator: Ines Ghijselings         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Responsible Party: Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven Identifier: NCT01475773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML7702
First Posted: November 21, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 21, 2011
Last Verified: October 2011

Keywords provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:
quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases