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journal article 
Author(s):
Lahmann, C; Schoen, R; Henningsen, P; Ronel, J; Muehlbacher, M; Loew, T; Tritt, K; Nickel, M; Doering, S 
Title:
Brief relaxation versus music distraction in the treatment of dental anxiety: a randomized controlled clinical trial. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Dental anxiety is a significant cause of poor dental health. Because patients often prefer nonpharmacological interventions, the clinical effectiveness of clearly structured approaches is of particular interest. METHODS: This prospective randomized controlled study compares a brief relaxation method (BR) with music distraction (MD) and with a control group (C). The authors randomly assigned 90 patients with dental anxiety to BR, MD or C groups. They assessed the outcomes by means of...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Am Dent Assoc 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
139 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
317-24 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0002-8177 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie