The Arabic version of the modified dental anxiety scale. Psychometrics and normative data for 15-16 year olds.

@article{AbuGhazaleh2011TheAV,
  title={The Arabic version of the modified dental anxiety scale. Psychometrics and normative data for 15-16 year olds.},
  author={Suha Abu-Ghazaleh and Lamis Darwish Rajab and Hawazen Nizar Sonbol and Ahmad K Aljafari and Rawan F Elkarmi and G M Humphris},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={725-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To prepare an Arabic version of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) and provide normative information including evidence to support the validity of the measure. METHODS The MDAS was translated into Arabic and back-translated into English. Data collection took place in Amman, Jordan from March 2009 to March 2010. One thousand and six hundred two 10th grade students took part in the study (15-16 years of age) sampled from 32 schools. Questionnaire consisted not only of the MDAS… CONTINUE READING