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Psychological preparation for invasive medical and dental procedures

Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Mar 1, 1983

K O Anderson, F T Masur

PMID: 6876151

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Psychological preparation for invasive medical and dental procedures has been based on the rationale that high levels of preprocedural fear are detrimental to patients' subsequent adaptation. After a brief survey of the theoretical and empirical evidence pertaining to this rationale, th...read more

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Nervousness
Dental Procedures
Fear (Mental Process)
Hypnotics
Logotherapy
Coping Skills
Mesmerism
Imitative Behaviors
Operative Surgical Procedures
Psychotropic Drugs
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Psychological preparation for invasive medical and dental procedures

Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Mar 1, 1983

K O Anderson, F T Masur

PMID: 6876151

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Abstract

Psychological preparation for invasive medical and dental procedures has been based on the rationale that high levels of preprocedural fear are detrimental to patients' subsequent adaptation. After a brief survey of the theoretical and empirical evidence pertaining to this rationale, th...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Nervousness
Dental Procedures
Fear (Mental Process)
Hypnotics
Logotherapy
Coping Skills
Mesmerism
Imitative Behaviors
Operative Surgical Procedures
Psychotropic Drugs

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psycho-social intervention that aims to improve mental health.CBT focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful cognitive distortions and behaviors, improving emotional regulation, and the development of personal coping strategies that target solving current problems. Discover the latest research on CBT here.

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