The data were statistically analyzed with SPSS. Further studies in the general voir plus are recommended. Long term effects of habit reversal which include awareness training, the practice of an incompatible behavior and relaxation have not yielded impressive results [ 20 ]. Onychophagia is an unwanted behavior which can make a person nervous in social situations [ 5 ]. Clin Pract Epidemol Ment Health. Table 4 Co-morbidity of the other stereotypic behavior in the children with nail biting.
Elles sont toutes là, et elles se marrent comme des gamines. Table 3 Association of gross physical damage of nail by the psychiatric disorder. Other studies have reported anxiety and nervousness as the etiology of onychophagia [ 14 ]. In these previous studies, the severity of nail biting was not considered. Another epidemiological study on 5554 children aged 5—13 year old in India showed that girls were more frequently thumb sucking than boys [ 11 ].
The severity of the open bite can vary in the vertical height and in the number of Teenagers who have a maxilla and a mandible that are in good relation to each a two-thumb sucker usually exhibits a wide and more symmetric open bite.