Anxiety sensitivity levels: a predictor of treatment compliance or avoidance.

  • A. Weiner
  • Published 2013 in Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society


The goal of this article is to stress the importance of understanding the presence of varying levels of pretreatment anxiety sensitivity to certain anticipated dental events and the role it plays as a predictor of anxious behavior and patient responses when individuals are confronted with fear-causing events, such as dental treatment. The varying intensity… (More)