Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Dental Phobia and Anxiety

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Dental Phobia and Anxiety

Editor(s): Lars-Göran Öst, Erik Skaret

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

Print ISBN: 9781119960720

Online ISBN: 9781118499825

DOI: 10.1002/9781118499825

About this Book

The first book to describe evidence-based treatment of dental phobia using brief CBT, based on the pioneering single-session treatment for specific phobias developed by Lars-Göran Öst.

 

  • Brings together research, experience and techniques from clinical psychology and dentistry to describe evidence-based treatment of dental phobia in clinical and dental contexts
  • Chapters describe epidemiology, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, symptoms, clinical characteristics and consequences, and aetiology of dental phobia
  • Also covers related issues including intra-oral injection phobia, dental treatment of fearful children, and the use of medication to supplement psychological treatment of fear

 

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Background, Assessment and Aetiology

    1. Chapter 4

      Aetiology of Dental Phobia (pages 45–61)

      Tiril Willumsen, Kristin Haukebø and Magne Raadal

  2. Part II: Treatments

  3. Part III: Cultural Aspects, Prevention and Future Research

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