back to vol. 15, b. 2, 2009

Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2009, Volume 15, book 2
Subject Collection: Medicine
Page: 109-112
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.1522009_109
Online date: February 18, 2010,

Donka Kirova, Hristina Lalabonova.
Department of Oral surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

A Valerian is a popular drug among the population. It can be use against anxiety, fear and intension. Our purpose was tu study to what a degree it is included in the practice of the doctors  of dental medicine against the stress from the dental treatment. A direct anonymous group inquiry among 296 doctors of dental medicine in the whole country was carried out. From the received information we established that  77,7% from the investigated doctors have positive attitude toward applyng valerian and its derivates in affecting the stress from the dental treatment. The most of dem report on decrease of anxiety by the pacients, others  - on hypotensive effect and some of them-on lack of effect.

Key words: valeriana, anxiety, dental practice.

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