Psychological Assessment of Adults Seeking Orthodontic Treatment

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2011 by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
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Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven Identifier:
First received: November 16, 2011
Last updated: November 18, 2011
Last verified: October 2011

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.

Quality of Life

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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.

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Further study details as provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Adults (starting from age 17)
adults seeking orthodontic treatment at the university of Leuven


Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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: NCT01475773

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

Responsible Party: Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven Identifier: NCT01475773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML7702
Study First Received: November 16, 2011
Last Updated: November 18, 2011
Health Authority: Belgium: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:
quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stomatognathic Diseases
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