Paper Information

Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY   SPRING-SUMMER 2015 , Volume 10 , Number 2; Page(s) 17 To 34.
 
Paper: 

THE EFFECT OF NARRATIVE THERAPY ON ANXIETY, PAIN AND ANGER DENTISTS IN DENTAL CARE FOR CHILDREN 8-4 YEARS UNDER THE CITY OF NEKA AND SARI

 
DOI: 

10.29252/ijpd.10.2.17

 
Author(s):  PAKDAMAN F., DAVODI I., MEHRABI ZAD HONARM M.
 
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Abstract: 

Background and Objectives: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of storytelling on anxiety, pain and anger of dentistry among 4-8 years old children.
Materials and Methods: The children referred to dentist, daycare center, creativity center and play center of Neka and Sari were included in the study. Thirty-nine children, who referred to the researcher, were selected via convenience sampling method and randomly divided into three groups (experimental, placebo and control group). They completed Venham picture test, Wong-baker faces pain scale and Children's Inventory of Anger. The experimental group received 8 session of group therapy. The control groups received no intervention, but placebo group received 8 sessions of vulgar storytelling. The data analyzed by SPSS-16 and significant level was chosen less than 0.05.
Results: The results of MANCOVA and bonferroni post- test and follow-up showed that there were significant reductions on the frequency of dental anxiety, pain and anger in the experimental group compared with, placebo and control groups.
Conclusion: The findings suggest that storytelling can be used as a well-established psychotherapy for children to reduce symptoms of dental anxiety, pain and anger.

 
Keyword(s): STORYTELLING, ANXIETY, PAIN, DENTAL VISIT
 
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