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Dental Anxiety in Adults - Psychosocial Aspects, Oral Health and Psychological Treatment


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Title: Dental Anxiety in Adults - Psychosocial Aspects, Oral Health and Psychological Treatment
Authors: Carlsson, Viktor
E-mail: viktor.carlsson@gu.se
Issue Date: 11-May-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Odontology. Department of Behavioral and Community Dentistry
Parts of work: I. Carlsson V, Hakeberg M, Wide Boman U. Associations between dental anxiety, sense of coherence, oral health-related quality of life and health behaviour – a national Swedish cross-sectional survey. Submitted to BMC Oral Health.

II. Carlsson V, Hakeberg M, Blomkvist K, Wide Boman U. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dental anxiety in adults: relationship with oral health. Eur J Oral Sci 2013; 121: 258-63.
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III. Carlsson V, Hakeberg M, Blomkvist K, Wide Boman U. Orofacial esthetics and dental anxiety: Associations with oral and psychological health. Acta Odontol Scand 2014; 72: 707-13.
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IV. Wide Boman U, Carlsson V, Westin M, Hakeberg M. Psychological treatment of dental anxiety among adults: a systematic review. Eur J Oral Sci 2013; 121: 225-34.
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Date of Defence: 2015-05-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 maj 2015, kl. 13.00, Föreläsningssal 3, Medicinaregatan 12E
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: adults
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
cognitive behavior therapy
dental anxiety
esthetics
oral health
oral health-related quality of life
psychological health
psychological treatment
Abstract: The aim of this thesis was to investigate relationships between dental anxiety (DA), psychosocial factors, oral health and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in adults, and to assess the efficacy of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) as treatment for DA. Study I is a national Swedish survey, studies II and III are clinical cross-sectional studies on patients with severe DA, and study IV consists of a systematic review and a meta-analysis. In the first study, a weak relationship was found... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9392-7 (printed)
978-91-628-9393-4 (epub)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/38465
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