Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dental Phobia and Anxiety

March 24, 2021
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dental Phobia and Anxiety

The first book to describe evidence-based treatment of dentalphobia using brief CBT, based on the pioneering single-sessiontreatment for specific phobias developed by Lars-Göran Öst. • Brings together research, experience and techniques from clinicalpsychology and dentistry to describe evidence-based treatment ofdental phobia in clinical and dental contexts• Chapters describe epidemiology, diagnosis and differentialdiagnosis, symptoms, clinical characteristics and consequences, andaetiology of dental phobia• Also covers related issues including intra-oral injection phobia,dental treatment of fearful children, and the use of medication tosupplement psychological treatment of fear