Origins and characteristics of fear of dentistry.

R. A. Kleinknecht, R. K. Klepac, L. D. Alexander

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397 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)842-848
Number of pages7
JournalThe Journal of the American Dental Association
Volume86
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1973
Externally publishedYes

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Dental Cavity Preparation
Dentist-Patient Relations
Dental Anesthesia
Sex Factors
Educational Status
Dental Care
Phobic Disorders
Dentistry
Fear
Needles
Analysis of Variance
Pain
Injections
Surveys and Questionnaires

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  • Dentistry(all)

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Kleinknecht, R. A., Klepac, R. K., & Alexander, L. D. (1973). Origins and characteristics of fear of dentistry. The Journal of the American Dental Association, 86(4), 842-848.

Origins and characteristics of fear of dentistry. / Kleinknecht, R. A.; Klepac, R. K.; Alexander, L. D.

In: The Journal of the American Dental Association, Vol. 86, No. 4, 04.1973, p. 842-848.

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Kleinknecht, RA, Klepac, RK & Alexander, LD 1973, 'Origins and characteristics of fear of dentistry.', The Journal of the American Dental Association, vol. 86, no. 4, pp. 842-848.
Kleinknecht RA, Klepac RK, Alexander LD. Origins and characteristics of fear of dentistry. The Journal of the American Dental Association. 1973 Apr;86(4):842-848.
Kleinknecht, R. A. ; Klepac, R. K. ; Alexander, L. D. / Origins and characteristics of fear of dentistry. In: The Journal of the American Dental Association. 1973 ; Vol. 86, No. 4. pp. 842-848.
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