The Relationship between Methods of Coping with Stress With Personality Types "A" and "B" And Fear of Dental Treatment in Men and Women

Tayebe Rabian, Gholamreza Zakeripour, Hamidreza Vatankhah

Abstract


Abstract

The present paper aims at studying the relationship between the dental phobia treatments and styles of facing with the (stress-coping, problem-oriented, Avoidant) stress and personality types (A and B) among women and men.

This research plan is of correlation type and is carried out through sampling from the clustering model (two-staged) selected among all individuals referred to the dental clinics of Tehran including two group of 60 peoples of men and women.

The method of data gathering in this research was standard questionnaires of Calsbeek stress coping styles and the koel, burg and Nilson questionnaire of dental treatment phobia and questionnaire of personality types (A and B) of Rathus and Spencer. And the final coefficient of the aforementioned questionnaires is set to be 91 percent and the internal correlation of items to be 0.04 to 0.65. The Multi Variable Regression Test in the form of hierarchical and Pierson and ANOVA Tests was the deductive method in the present study.

The results revealed that there is relation between the dental phobia and personal types of men and women, there is relation between the stress coping styles and personal types of men and women, and there is difference between dental phobia among men and women and stress coping styles and personality types and there is difference between dental phobia based on stress coping styles among men and women.

Keywords: Dental Phobia, Personality Types, Stress Coping Styles.


Keywords


Dental Phobia, Personality Types, Stress Coping Styles

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