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New study on understanding childhood sexual abuse survivors' experiences of dental treatment



Staff member
Jan 1, 2005
This qualitative research study using a grounded theory approach has just been published:

Fredriksen TV, Søftestad S, Kranstad V, Willumsen T.: Preparing for attack and recovering from battle: Understanding child sexual abuse survivors' experiences of dental treatment. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2020;00:1–11. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cdoe.12536

Incidentally, we have an interview with Tiril Willumsen and her colleagues coming up soon on DFC, so stay tuned!
It's open access, so here is the PDF file:


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I just came across this thread while fixing some broken links. The interview mentioned above has been on DFC for a little while now - you can read it here:

(there are lots more interviews and tips from dentists in that section!)