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Evaluation of Salivary Alpha Amylase as a Biomarker for Dental Anxiety

Atefe Jafari 1 , Mahdi Pouramir 2 , Atena Shirzad 3 , * , Mina Motallebnejad 4 , Ali Bijani 5 , Sussan Moudi 6 , Faeze Abolghasem-Zade 7 and Zohre Dastan 2
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1 Student Research Committee, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
2 Department of Biochemistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
3 Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
4 Cellular and Molecular Biology Research Center, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
5 Social Determinants of Health Research Centre, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
6 Department of Psychiatry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
7 Dental Materials Research Center, Faculty of Dentistry, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: March 2018, 12 (1); e9350
  • Published Online: January 13, 2018
  • Article Type: Original Article
  • Received: October 15, 2016
  • Revised: December 27, 2016
  • Accepted: July 2, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijpbs.9350

To Cite: Jafari A, Pouramir M, Shirzad A, Motallebnejad M, Bijani A, et al. Evaluation of Salivary Alpha Amylase as a Biomarker for Dental Anxiety, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2018 ; 12(1):e9350. doi: 10.5812/ijpbs.9350.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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