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Efficacy of a trauma‐focused treatment approach for dental phobia: a randomized clinical trial

Overview of attention for article published in European Journal of Oral Sciences, January 2013
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Title
Efficacy of a trauma‐focused treatment approach for dental phobia: a randomized clinical trial
Published in
European Journal of Oral Sciences, January 2013
DOI 10.1111/eos.12090
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Authors

Doering, Stephan, Ohlmeier, Marie‐Christin, Jongh, Ad, Hofmann, Arne, Bisping, Vanessa

Abstract

It has been hypothesized that treatment specifically focused on resolving memories of negative dental events might be efficacious for the alleviation of anxiety in patients with dental phobia. Thirty-one medication-free patients who met the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) criteria of dental phobia were randomly assigned to either Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) or a waitlist control condition. Dental anxiety was assessed using the Dental Anxiety Questionnaire (DAS), the Dental Fear Survey (DFS), a behavior test, and dental attendance at 1-yr of follow up. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing was associated with significant reductions of dental anxiety and avoidance behavior as well as in symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The effect sizes for the primary outcome measures were d = 2.52 (DAS) and d = 1.87 (DFS). These effects were still significant 3 months (d = 3.28 and d = 2.28, respectively) and 12 months (d = 3.75 and d = 1.79, respectively) after treatment. After 1 yr, 83.3% of the patients were in regular dental treatment (d = 3.20). The findings suggest that therapy aimed at processing memories of past dental events can be helpful for patients with dental phobia.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 5%
Portugal 1 2%
Malaysia 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Unknown 56 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 21%
Researcher 10 16%
Student > Bachelor 8 13%
Student > Master 7 11%
Other 6 10%
Other 18 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 27 44%
Medicine and Dentistry 17 27%
Unspecified 9 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 3%
Other 4 6%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 November 2013.
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#2,618,321
of 6,703,220 outputs
Outputs from European Journal of Oral Sciences
#95
of 244 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#44,944
of 132,665 outputs
Outputs of similar age from European Journal of Oral Sciences
#2
of 4 outputs
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