Psychometric properties of Greek versions of the Modified Corah Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) and the Dental Fear Survey (DFS)

@article{Coolidge2008PsychometricPO,
  title={Psychometric properties of Greek versions of the Modified Corah Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) and the Dental Fear Survey (DFS)},
  author={Trilby Coolidge and Konstantinos Nikolaos Arapostathis and Dimitris E Emmanouil and Nikolaos Nestoras Dabarakis and Antonis Patrikiou and Nikolaos A Economides and Nikolaos Kotsanos},
  journal={BMC Oral Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={29 - 29}
}
BACKGROUND A growing body of literature describes the performance of dental fear questionnaires in various countries. We describe the psychometric properties of Greek versions of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) and the Dental Fear Survey (DFS) in adult Greek patients. METHODS Greek versions of the MDAS and DFS were administered to two samples of adult dental patients. In the first sample, 195 patients attending one of three private practice dental offices in a large city in Greece… CONTINUE READING