Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dental Phobia and Anxiety

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dental Phobia and Anxiety

By: Erik Skaret (editor), Lars-Goran Ost (editor)Hardback

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

About Author

Lars-Goeran OEst is Professor and Chair of Clinical Psychology at Stockholm University, Sweden, and Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Bergen, Norway. The pioneer of one-session phobia treatment, he is a regular keynote speaker at major CBT conferences and has lectured at universities worldwide. He is a former editor of the Scandinavian Journal of Behaviour Therapy and Behavioural Psychotherapy, and serves on the editorial boards of many more journals including Behaviour Research and Therapy and the Journal of Anxiety Disorders. Erik Skaret is Professor Emeritus in Behavioural Sciences in Dentistry. He was Professor in Department of Paediatric Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway from 2008 to 2012. Previous positions are Acting Director in Dental Fears Research Clinic, University of Washington, Seattle, USA from 1999 to 2000 and Head of Center for Odontophobia, University of Bergen, Norway from 2001 to 2008. Skaret has extensive clinical experience with psychological treatment of dental phobia and anxiety and has published widely in peer-reviewed journals.


List of Contributors vii Preface ix Acknowledgements xi Part I Background, Assessment and Aetiology 1 1 Symptoms, Clinical Characteristics and Consequences 3 Magnus Hakeberg and Jesper Lundgren 2 Background Description and Epidemiology 21 Magne Raadal and Erik Skaret 3 Assessment of Dental Phobia and Anxiety 33 Kristin Haukebo and Margrethe Vika 4 Aetiology of Dental Phobia 45 Tiril Willumsen, Kristin Haukebo and Magne Raadal 5 Intra-Oral Injection Phobia 63 Margrethe Vika and Maren Lillehaug Agdal 6 Dental Anxiety in Children and Adolescents 79 Gunilla Klingberg Part II Treatments 89 7 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Principles, Procedures and Evidence Base 91 Lars-Goeran OEst and David M. Clark 8 Multimodal Cognitive Behavioural Treatment 109 Jesper Lundgren and Ulla Wide Boman 9 One-Session Treatment of Dental Phobia 119 Lars-Goeran OEst 10 The Combined Treatment 135 Erik Skaret 11 Dental Treatment under Sedation 153 Magne Raadal 12 Effects of Cognitive Behavioural Treatments: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 163 Lars-Goeran OEst and Gerd Kvale Part III Cultural Aspects, Prevention and Future Research 183 13 Different Treatment Approaches in Different Cultures and Health-Care Systems 185 Peter Milgrom, Lisa J. Heaton and J. Timothy Newton 14 Prevention of Dental Phobia 201 Erik Skaret and Magne Raadal 15 Future Research and Applications 221 Lars-Goeran OEst and Erik Skaret Index 231

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781119960720
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 246
  • ID: 9781119960720
  • weight: 534
  • ISBN10: 111996072X

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