Gerd Kvale

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of dental anxiety disorders. Outcome related to DSM-IV diagnoses
    Gerd Kvale
    Center for Odontophobia, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 110:69-74. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Dental fear in adults: a meta-analysis of behavioral interventions
    Gerd Kvale
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:250-64. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about professional ethics, dentist-patient communication, control and trust among fearful dental patients: the factor structure of the revised Dental Beliefs Survey
    Gerd Kvale
    Center for Odontophobia and Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:21-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychological characteristics of Norwegian adolescents reporting no likelihood of visiting a dentist in a situation with toothache
    Erik Skaret
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 17:430-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Oral health and its influence on cognitive behavioral therapy in patients fulfilling the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV criteria for intra-oral injection phobia
    Maren Lillehaug Agdal
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Aarstadveien 17, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 68:98-105. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Fear of blood, injury, and injections, and its relationship to dental anxiety and probability of avoiding dental treatment among 18-year-olds in Norway
    Margrethe Vika
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:163-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint One- vs. five-session treatment of intra-oral injection phobia: a randomized clinical study
    Margrethe Vika
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:279-85. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors related to satisfaction with dental care among 23-year olds in Norway
    Erik Skaret
    Center for Odontophobia, Faculty of Odontology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:150-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint One- vs. five-session treatment of dental phobia: a randomized controlled study
    Kristin Haukebø
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:381-90. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Dental and medical injections: prevalence of self-reported problems among 18-yr-old subjects in Norway
    Margrethe Vika
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 114:122-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of dental anxiety disorders. Outcome related to DSM-IV diagnoses
    Gerd Kvale
    Center for Odontophobia, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 110:69-74. 2002
    ..Patients treated by dentists who had received supervised training in exposure treatment had significantly more often seen the dentist at follow-up...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dental fear in adults: a meta-analysis of behavioral interventions
    Gerd Kvale
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:250-64. 2004
    ..The aim of this meta-analytic and systematic quantitative approach is to examine the effects of behavioral interventions for dental anxiety and dental phobia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about professional ethics, dentist-patient communication, control and trust among fearful dental patients: the factor structure of the revised Dental Beliefs Survey
    Gerd Kvale
    Center for Odontophobia and Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 62:21-9. 2004
    ..e. items 3, 11, 18, and 28. The reduced DBS-R is recommended for clinical use when assessing the patient's perception of the relationship to the dentist, including both trust and ethical behavior...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychological characteristics of Norwegian adolescents reporting no likelihood of visiting a dentist in a situation with toothache
    Erik Skaret
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 17:430-8. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Oral health and its influence on cognitive behavioral therapy in patients fulfilling the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV criteria for intra-oral injection phobia
    Maren Lillehaug Agdal
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Aarstadveien 17, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 68:98-105. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Fear of blood, injury, and injections, and its relationship to dental anxiety and probability of avoiding dental treatment among 18-year-olds in Norway
    Margrethe Vika
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Int J Paediatr Dent 18:163-9. 2008
    ..More knowledge about the relationship between blood-injury-injection phobia (BIIP) and dental anxiety (DA) may give new clinically relevant information in the assessment and management of children with DA...
  7. doi request reprint One- vs. five-session treatment of intra-oral injection phobia: a randomized clinical study
    Margrethe Vika
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:279-85. 2009
    ..It was concluded that both treatments performed by dentists specially trained in CBT have a significant treatment effect on the intra-oral injection phobia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors related to satisfaction with dental care among 23-year olds in Norway
    Erik Skaret
    Center for Odontophobia, Faculty of Odontology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:150-7. 2005
    ..The aims of the present study were to explore (i) the prevalence and distribution of satisfaction with dental care among 23-year olds in Norway; and (ii) possible factors associated with the same variable...
  9. ncbi request reprint One- vs. five-session treatment of dental phobia: a randomized controlled study
    Kristin Haukebø
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:381-90. 2008
    ..Conclusion: Both treatment conditions enable a return to ordinary dental treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dental and medical injections: prevalence of self-reported problems among 18-yr-old subjects in Norway
    Margrethe Vika
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 114:122-7. 2006
    ..It is concluded that self-reported problems of injections are prevalent in this age group, particularly among girls, and that it may lead to the avoidance of necessary treatment in 5-7% of the adolescent population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gender-based differences in factors related to non-utilization of dental care in young Norwegians. A longitudinal study
    Erik Skaret
    Center for Odontophobia, Faculty of Odontology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Oral Sci 111:377-82. 2003
    ..0 for women and OR = 1.2 for men). These gender differences may influence future strategies for prevention of dropout from care and possible interventions aimed at bringing adolescents back to regular dental care...
  12. doi request reprint Oral health and oral treatment needs in patients fulfilling the DSM-IV criteria for dental phobia: Possible influence on the outcome of cognitive behavioral therapy
    Maren Lillehaug Agdal
    Department of Oral Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 66:1-6. 2008
    ..To describe oral health and oral treatment needs in a group of dental phobic patients (DSM-IV) and to explore possible relationships between these factors and changes in self-reported dental anxiety before and after phobia treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Dental Satisfaction Questionnaire in a population of 23-year-olds in Norway
    Erik Skaret
    Center for Odontophobia, Faculty of Odontology, University of Bergen, Aarstadveien 17, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:25-30. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the internal structure, reliability, and construct validity of the Dental Satisfaction Questionnaire (DSQ) in a population of young adults in Norway...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy vs zopiclone for treatment of chronic primary insomnia in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    JAMA 295:2851-8. 2006
    ..Previous research has suggested beneficial outcomes of both psychological and pharmacological treatments, but blinded placebo-controlled trials comparing the effects of these treatments are lacking...
  15. doi request reprint Affective and cognitive attitudes, uncertainty avoidance and intention to obtain genetic testing: an extension of the Theory of Planned Behaviour
    Katharina Wolff
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Christiesgate 12, Bergen, Norway
    Psychol Health 26:1143-55. 2011
    ..The most important individual predictor was uncertainty avoidance...
  16. ncbi request reprint General self-efficacy, dental anxiety and multiple fears among 20-year-olds in Norway
    Erik Skaret
    Center for Odontophobia, Faculty of Odontology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 44:331-7. 2003
    ..Thirty-eight percent of the total variance in GFS scores was explained by the following variables: being a female, high dental anxiety (DFS), low general self-efficacy (GSE) and low educational level of the mother...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcome of pharmacological treatments of pathological gambling: a review and meta-analysis
    Stale Pallesen
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:357-64. 2007
    ..Although several qualitative reviews on pharmacological interventions for pathological gambling have been published, no quantitative review of this field has been conducted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Attentional and physiological characteristics of patients with dental anxiety
    Bjørn Helge Johnsen
    Department of Psychosocial Sciences, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Anxiety Disord 17:75-87. 2003
    ..Results showed the importance of vagal cardiac control in attentional, emotional, and physiological processes in patients suffering from dental fear...
  19. ncbi request reprint Confidentiality versus duty to inform--an empirical study on attitudes towards the handling of genetic information
    Katharina Wolff
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Med Genet A 143:142-8. 2007
    ..The desire to be informed and the acceptability of breaches of confidentiality were predicted by the treatability of the disease, uncertainty avoidance, and age, but not by self-efficacy or worry...
  20. ncbi request reprint Outcome of psychological treatments of pathological gambling: a review and meta-analysis
    Stale Pallesen
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Norway
    Addiction 100:1412-22. 2005
    ..To investigate the short- and long-term effect of psychological treatments of pathological gambling and factors relating to treatment outcome...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychological characteristics of elderly insomniacs
    Stale Pallesen
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 43:425-32. 2002
    ..It is concluded that excessive worrying was the most characteristic feature of elderly insomniacs...