The relationship of academic stress to periodontal status and level of cortisol hormone, interleukin 1-β and interleukin-6 in gingival crevicular fluid (Study on Profession and Specialist Dental Students Faculty of Dentistry Universitas Indonesia. Jakarta)

Sri Lelyati, Yulianti Kemal, Nurtami, Yany Widyastuti, Nadhia Anindhita Harsas, Diah Ayu Maharani

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Abstract

To investigate the relationship between academic stress with periodontal status and level of cortisol hormone, interleukin-1β (IL-1β) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) in gingival crevicular fluid. Thirty eight dental profession and 42 specialist students from Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta were examined. This study was measure perceived stress used The Dental Environment Stress (DES) and The Graduate Dental Environment Stress (GDES) questionnaire; periodontal condition using modified Russel periodontal index, and examined the levels of hormone cortisol, IL-1β and IL-6 samples with ELISA test. T-test and Mann-Whitney analysis were as statistical analysis. In dental profession students group the relationship between academic stress level to cortisol level showed significant differences (p=0,025), meanwhile IL-1β and IL-6 showed no significancy. There is a relationship between academic stress to level of cortisol hormone in dental profession.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-117
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
Volume9
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

Keywords

  • Academic stress
  • Cortisol hormone level
  • Interleukin-1β level
  • Interleukin-6 level
  • Periodontal status

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