Behavioural Sciences for Dentistry / Edition 1

Behavioural Sciences for Dentistry / Edition 1

by Gerry Humphris, Margaret S. Ling, Margaret Ling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443051909

ISBN-13: 9780443051906

Pub. Date: 02/23/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This new textbook focuses on behavioral science -- including psychology, sociology and communication -- as it relates to the dental profession. Students learn to identify and address the behavioral issues encountered in dentistry, ranging from those affecting the individual patient (e.g. strategies for reducing anxiety in nervous and phobic patients), to broader

Overview

This new textbook focuses on behavioral science -- including psychology, sociology and communication -- as it relates to the dental profession. Students learn to identify and address the behavioral issues encountered in dentistry, ranging from those affecting the individual patient (e.g. strategies for reducing anxiety in nervous and phobic patients), to broader concerns for the entire population (e.g. motivating the population as a whole to adopt healthier diet and hygiene practices).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443051906
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/23/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
0.34(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
Attending the Dentist.
Expectations of the Consultation.
The Dental Team.
The Social Context of Dental Care for Elderly People.
Using Communication Skills.
Management of Patients Anxiety.
Psychosocial Factors in the Aetiology of Oral Health Problems.
Psychosocial Reactions and Disorders Related to Oral Health.
Health Education and Health Promotion.
Doing Research in Dental Behavioural Science.

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