Behavior

Objectives

With respect to behavior, we plan to
  • Examine the role of health attitudes and behavior in oral health outcomes
  • Investigate the impact of dental fear in respect to oral health outcomes

Recent Papers and Presentations

1. McNeil DW, Cohen LL, Crout RJ, Berk NW, Weyant RJ, Lawrence SM, Davis BA, Patthoff EB, Vowles KE, Sorrell JT, Tarter RE. Dental fear differences in Appalachian children and their parents. Poster presentation, annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, November 2001. Philadelphia, PA. [abstract]

2. Patthoff EB, McNeil DW, Crout RJ, Berk NW, Weyant RJ, Lawrence SM, Davis BA, Capehart K. Psychometric data support use of the Dental Fear Interview to assess Appalachian youth and their parents. Poster presentation, annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, November 2001, Philadelphia, PA. [abstract]

3. Davis B, McNeil DW, Crout RJ, Cohen LL, Casto GT, Weyant RJ. Fear of pain relates to patient comfort, satisfaction, and desire for information among Appalachia youth and their parents. Poster presentation, 80th General Session of the International Association of Dental Research/American Association of Dental Research, March 2002, San Diego, CA. J of Dental Research 81: A-269. [abstract]

4. McNeil DW, Crout RJ, Weyant RJ, Widoe RK, Marting RK, Marazita ML. Toward an understanding of dental fear in Appalachia. Poster presentation, 83rd Annual Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research/34th Annual meeting of the American Association of Dental Research, March 9-12, 2005, Baltimore, MD. [abstract]

5. McNeil DW, Crout RJ, Widoe K, Martins RK, Weyant RJ, Marazita ML. Toward an understanding of the relation between oral health and Appalachia identity. Poster presentation, National Oral Health Conference, American Association of Public Health Dentistry, May 1-5, 2005, Pittsburgh, PA. [abstract]




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