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The fearful patient in routine dental care


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Title: The fearful patient in routine dental care
Authors: Brahm, Carl-Otto
E-mail: carl-otto.brahm@gu.se
carl-otto.brahm@rjl.se
Issue Date: 22-Feb-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Odontology. Department of Behavioral and Community Dentistry
Parts of work: I. Brahm CO, Lundgren J, Carlson SG, Nilsson P, Corbeil J, Hägglin C. Dentists’ views on treating fearful patients: Problems and promises. Swed Dent J. 2012;36(2):79–90.
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II. Brahm CO, Lundgren J, Carlsson SG, Nilsson P, Hultqvist J, Hägglin C. Dentists' skills with fearful patients: education and treatment. Eur J Oral Sci. 2013;121(3 Pt 2):283-291. Epub 2013 Jan 19.
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III. Brahm CO, Lundgren J, Carlsson SG, Nilsson P, Hägglin C. Development and evaluation of the Jönköping Dental Fear Coping Model: A health professional perspective. Accepted for publication in Acta Odontol Scand.

IV. Brahm CO, Lundgren J, Carlsson SG, Nilsson P, Hägglin C. Evaluation of the Jönköping Dental Fear Coping Model: A patient perspective. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2018-03-16
Disputation: Fredagen den 16 mars 2018, kl 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Odontology)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Dental fear
Dental health professionals
Dentists
Patients
Stress
Attitudes
Experiences
Competence
Treatment strategies
Training
Treatment models
Communication
Pain
Discomfort
Tension
Patient satisfaction
Abstract: Background: Managing dental fear is a daily challenge in dental care. The overall aims of this thesis were to study the attitudes of dental health professionals to fearful dental patients, and their skills and strategies when treating these patients. A second overarching aim was to develop and evaluate a structured model for information and communication about dental fear in the treatment situation, the Jönköping Dental Fear Coping Model (DFCM), to the benefit of both the dental health professio... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0430-2 (Print)
978-91-629-0431-9 (pdf)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54535
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