Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

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Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 66--70

Relationship between Dental Anxiety and Health Locus of Control among Physiotherapy Students


Pooja Agarwal1, Shilpa Gunjal2, Abhishek Sharma3 
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Aim: To assess the relationship between dental anxiety and Health Locus of Control (HLC) among Physiotherapy students of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Vadodara. Materials & Method: A total of 152 students participated in the study. Dental anxiety was assessed using the 5 item Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) and Locus of Control was assessed using the 18 item Multidimensional Health Locus of Control (MHLC) scale. Results: A Statistically significant positive correlation was found between the internal dimension of MHLC and dental anxiety. Conclusions: HLC was found to play an important role in predicting the dental anxiety among physiotherapy students.


How to cite this article:
Agarwal P, Gunjal S, Sharma A. Relationship between Dental Anxiety and Health Locus of Control among Physiotherapy Students .J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2013;11:66-70


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Agarwal P, Gunjal S, Sharma A. Relationship between Dental Anxiety and Health Locus of Control among Physiotherapy Students . J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Aug 13 ];11:66-70
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