Behavioural Sciences for Dentistry

Behavioural Sciences for Dentistry

By Gerry Humphris, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK; and Margaret Ling, Lecturer in Medical Sociology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK


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.