Onychophagia (Nail biting), anxiety, and malocclusion

Nail biting is a stress removing habit adopted by many children and adults. People usually do it when they are nervous, stressed, hungry, or bored. All of these situations are having a common phenomenon between them is anxiety. Onychophagia is also a sign of other emotional or mental disorders. It i...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Avesh Sachan, T P Chaturvedi
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2012-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Dental Research
Online Access:http://www.ijdr.in/article.asp?issn=0970-9290;year=2012;volume=23;issue=5;spage=680;epage=682;aulast=Sachan