Behavioral Dentistry

Author: David I. Mostofsky,Farida Fortune

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118764579

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Behavioral Dentistry, Second Edition, surveys the vastand absorbing topic of the role of behavioral science in the studyand clinical practice of dentistry. An understanding of socialsciences has long been a central part of dental education, andessential for developing a clinician’s appreciation of humanbehavior as it affects efficient dental treatment. This bookgathers together contributions from leading experts in each of themajor subspecialties of behavioral dentistry. Its aim is not merelyto provide the student and clinician with a comprehensive review ofthe impressive literature or discussion of the theoreticalbackground to the subject, but also with a practical guide toadapting the latest techniques and protocols and applying them today-to-day clinical practice. This second edition of Behavioral Dentistry discussesbiobehavioral processes, including the psychobiology ofinflammation and pain, oral health and quality of life, salivahealth, and hypnosis in dentistry. The book goes on to examineanxiety, fear, and dental and chronic orofacial pain, and thenreviews techniques for designing and managing behavior change. Itconcludes with a section on professional practice, including careof special needs, geriatric, and diabetic patients, andinterpersonal communication in dental education.
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Clinical research in behavioral dentistry

proceedings of the Second National Conference on Behavioral Dentistry, Morgantown, West Virginia, October 8-9, 1979

Author: Barbara D. Ingersoll,William R. McCutcheon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 247

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Psychology and Dentistry

Mental Health Aspects of Patient Care

Author: William Ayer, Jr.

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135794839

Category: Medical

Page: 170

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Learn to build successful working relationships with your patients Psychology and Dentistry: Mental Health Aspects of Patient Care is a practical guide to an often-neglected aspect of dentistry-the contributions of the behavioral sciences to dental research and practice. Dr. William A. Ayer, Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, presents a comprehensive textbook that’s an essential study aid for students preparing for their National Dental Board Examinations and a valuable classroom resource for dental school faculty. This unique book identifies the everyday concerns of dentists, dental students, and dental hygienists, offering proven strategies for patient management and for building—and maintaining—a successful dentist-patient relationship. Psychology and Dentistry examines the contributions of the behavioral sciences to the practice of dentistry, drawing subject matter from a wide range of disciplines that include psychology, sociology, education, anthropology, economics, epidemiology, health services, and public health. The book is a practical guide to developing the necessary skills to conduct effective patient interviews, for teaching patients to manage their dental fears and anxieties, and for dealing with patients who need counseling from mental health professionals. It also addresses special issues that have become relevant to dentists and their staffs in recent years, including child abuse and neglect, spousal violence, elder abuse, aging and changes associated with age, death and dying, and bereavement. Psychology and Dentistry examines: behavior therapies behavioral interventions management techniques for patients with acute and/or chronic pain how to train patients to manage their oral habits how to get patients to comply with health care recommendations pain perception and pain expression the therapeutic use of hypnosis how to make psychological referrals for patients the effect of stress on dentists and dental students and much more! Psychology and Dentistry: Mental Health Aspects of Patient Care is an essential resource for anyone working in the dental field. The book’s practical approach and unique insights are invaluable for helping you develop healthy relationships with your patients.
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Issues in Child Health and Adolescent Health

Handbook of Psychology and Health

Author: A. Baum,J. E. Singer,Jerome L. Singer

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1134920504

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

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Published in 1982, Issues in Child Health and Adolescent Health is a valuable contribution to the field of Psychology PP.
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Stress and Tension Control 3

Stress Management

Author: F.J. McGuigan,W.E. Sime,J.M. Wallace

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461579155

Category: Psychology

Page: 298

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These are the proceedings of the Third International Interdisciplinary Conference on Stress and Tension Control, sponsored by the International Stress and Tension-Control Society held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland from August 30-September 3, 1988. The Society celebrated the 15th year of its existence. It was founded in 1974 as the American Association for the Advancement of Tension-Control which held annual meetings in Chicago through 1979. Recognizing the multi-national interest in stress and tension control, the association changed its name and scope accordingly. The original American Association was founded and nurtured for many years by Dr. and Mrs. Edmund Jacobson and Professor F. J. McGuigan. The proceedings of the first international conference in London were also published by Plenum Publishing Company (Stress and Tension Contral, McGuigan, Sime and Wallace, 1980), as were those of the second international conference which was held at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England (McGuigan, Sime and Wallace, 1984). These and the publication of the proceedings from 1974 reflect the interest in stress and tension control that has grown steadily throughout the past decades, as also does the publication of numerous other books related to Stress Management.
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Biofeedback

Studies in Clinical Efficacy

Author: J.G. Fisher,J.P. Hatch,J.D. Rugh

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475794622

Category: Psychology

Page: 370

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The chapters of this book were prepared as task force reports under the aegis of the Biofeedback Society of America (BSA). The impetus for the present generation of task force reports can be dated back to 1982, when John D. Rugh, as President-Elect of the Society, announced that the updating of the task force reports would be given high priority during his term as President. An ad hoc Task Force Committee was appointed in 1983, and the committee set the following objectives: (1) solicit a widely based stream of input from all segments of the Biofeedback Society of America, (2) establish a peer review system to assure the highest degree of scholarship and an unbiased approach, (3) select for area authors only individuals who have profound knowledge of the area and who have demonstrated the ability to extend understanding by reviewing and criticizing the literature, (4) prepare all reports according to a standard ized format, and (5) publish all the reports simultaneously. Input came from several sources. Many people responded with ideas and suggestions to an announcement in the BSA Newsletter that the task force reports were being revised. In 1984, a symposium was conducted at the BSA annual meeting, which included round table dis cussions and dialogues between task force report authors and the BSA membership.
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Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children

Author: Gerald Z. Wright,Ari Kupietzky

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111880435X

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Guiding patient behavior is as important as ever for thepracticing dentist, and the behavior of pediatric patients isperhaps the most challenging to manage. Drs. Wright and Kupietzkyhere update Dr. Wright’s classic work on managing pediatricdental patients. Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children,2ndEdition, has been entirely rewritten and includes the latestand most effective management strategies from an international teamof experts in the field. The book addresses the influence of familyand parenting styles on children’s behavior and the factorsthat determine how children behave in the dental office.Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management techniques aredescribed in depth, as are techniques for dealing with specialneeds patients. Clinical scenarios are described throughout thebook, with practical application of the taught principles. Thefinal part of the book covers the dental environment—trainingoffice personnel to manage children’s behavior, practicalconsiderations for behavior guidance, and the effects of thephysical dental office environment. Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children,2ndEdition, is ideal for pediatric residents, dental students, andpracticing dentists who see children on a regular basis.
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The psychology of the dentist-patient relationship

Author: Stephen Bochner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780387966427

Category: Medical

Page: 187

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"The Psychology of the Dentist-Patient Relationship" acquaints dentists with the underlying interpersonal dynamics of their professional work. The author has reviewed the dental and psychological literature about the behavior of dentists and their patients, and used this evidence to evaluate critically the various theoretical models of the dentist-patient relationship. A major aim of this book is to show how the application of soundly based psychological theory and practice can improve patient management, reduce the stress of practicing dentistry, and contribute to the design of effective community dental health campaigns.
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