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  1. The social gradient in oral health: Is there a role for dental anxiety?

    Bernabe, E., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R. 28 Mar 2017 In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. FiCTION Filling Children’s Teeth: Indicated or Not? Integrating Qualitative Research

    Rutter, J., Cunningham, K., Holmes, R., Maguire, A., Innes, N., Douglas, G., Clarkson, J., Freeman, R., McColl, E., Robertson, M. & Marshman, Z. 23 Mar 2017

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  3. Using the simplified case mix tool (sCMT) to identify cost in special care dental services to support commissioning

    Duane, B. G., Freeman, R., Richards, D., Crosbie, S., Patel, D., White, S. & Humphris, G. Mar 2017 In : Community Dental Health. 34, 1, p. 56-59 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Alternatives to imprisonment in Scotland: policy, strategy and practice

    Freeman, R. & Lloyd, G. 19 Dec 2016 In : Criminology, Victimology and Security Review. 10, 3, p. 60-72

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. School-based health education programmes, health-learning capacity and child oral health-related quality of life

    Freeman, R., Gibson, B., Humphris, G., Leonard, H., Yuan, S. & Whelton, H. 1 Oct 2016 In : Health Education Journal. 75, 6, p. 698-711 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Exploring the benefits of Smile4life training: findings from a pilot study

    Beaton, L., Coles, E., Rodriguez, A. & Freeman, R. Oct 2016 In : Community Practitioner. 89, 10, p. 40-45, 47

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. The Video Interaction Guidance approach applied to teaching communication skills in dentistry

    Quinn, S., Herron, D., Menzies, R., Scott, L., Black, R., Zhou, Y., Waller, A., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R. May 2016 In : European Journal of Dental Education. 20, 2, p. 94-101 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Alternatives to imprisonment in Europe: increasing understanding and promoting implementation: Guidance

    Stefani, G., Kronberga, I., Sile, S., Bisi, R., Sette, R., Gregori, E., Distaso, M. & Freeman, R. 2016 Rimini: Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII. 38 p. (Reducing Prison Population: advanced tools of justice in Europe; no. JUST/2013/JPEN/AG/4489)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  9. Alternatives to imprisonment in Europe: promising practices and tools: a training package

    Stefani, G., Freeman, R. & Lloyd, G. 2016 Rimini: Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII. 54 p. (Reducing Prison Population: advanced tools of justice in Europe; no. JUST/2013/JPEN/AG/4489)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  10. Assessing sedation need and managing referred dentally anxious patients: is there a role for the Index of Sedation Need?

    Yuan, S., Carson, S. J., Rooksby, M., McKerrow, J., Lush, C. & Freeman, R. 18 Dec 2015 In : British Dental Journal. 219, 12, p. 571-576 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Training and fairer payments would increase caries prevention in practice

    Carson, S. J. & Freeman, R. 28 Mar 2015 In : Evidence-Based Dentistry. 16, 1, p. 6-7 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Selected Writings: Anna Freud

    Ekins, R. (ed.) & Freeman, R. (ed.) 2015 London. 368 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  13. Fact or fiction: does a relationship exist between free sugars, dental caries and body weight?

    Carson, S. & Freeman, R. Dec 2014 In : Dental Update. 41, 10, p. 862-866 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Moderate evidence support a relationship between sugar intake and dental caries

    Freeman, R. Dec 2014 In : Evidence-Based Dentistry. 15, 4, p. 98-99 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Summary of: school bullying and traumatic dental injuries in East London adolescents

    Freeman, R. Dec 2014 In : British Dental Journal. 217, 12, p. 688-689 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Validating a measure of the prevalence of dental anxiety as applied to Kuwaiti adolescents

    Honkala, S., Al-Yahya, H., Honkala, E., Freeman, R. & Humphris, G. Dec 2014 In : Community Dental Health. 31, 4, p. 251-256 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Weighing up the weighted case mix tool (WCMT): a psychometric investigation using confirmatory factor analysis

    Duane, B. G., Humphris, G., Richards, D., Okeefe, E. J., Gordon, K. & Freeman, R. Dec 2014 In : Community Dental Health. 31, 4, p. 200-206 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. A theory led narrative review of one-to-one health interventions: the influence of attachment style and client-provider relationship on client adherence

    Nanjappa, S., Chambers, S., Marcenes, W., Richards, D. & Freeman, R. Oct 2014 In : Health Education Research. 29, 5, p. 740-754 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Valuing the user voice in the design of communication technologies

    Black, R., Herron, D., Waller, A., Scott, L., Menzies, R., Freeman, R., Quinn, S., Humphris, G. M. & Zhou, Y. 30 Sep 2014

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  20. Applying the VR-CoDES in the dental context involving patients with complex communication needs

    Zhou, Y., Black, R., Freeman, R., Herron, D., Humphris, G., Quinn, S., Scott, L. & Waller, A. 29 Sep 2014

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  21. A new tool to support communication between dentist and patients with intellectual and communication disabilities

    Herron, D., Menzies, R., Waller, A., Black, R., Quinn, S., Freeman, R., Zhou, Y., Humphris, G. M., Scott, L. & Elliot, G. 22 Jul 2014

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  22. A Reliability Study of the Index of Sedation Need in NHS Highland

    Carson, S. J., Freeman, R., Rooksby, M., Lush, C. & McKerrow, J. 19 Jun 2014

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  23. The relationship of dental caries and dental fear in Malaysian adolescents: a latent variable approach

    Esa, R., Ong, A. L., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R. 12 Mar 2014 In : BMC Oral Health. 14, 7 p., 19

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Reducing Prison Population: custody is not the only answer

    Freeman, R. 2014

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  25. Reducing Prison Population Community

    Freeman, R. 2014

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  26. The Parental Dental Concerns Scale (PDCS): its development and initial psychometric properties

    Chambers, S., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R. Dec 2013 In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 41, 6, p. 541-550 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Involving clinical staff in the design of a support tool to improve dental communication for patients with intellectual disabilities

    Menzies, R., Herron, D., Scott, L., Freeman, R. & Waller, A. 22 Oct 2013 ASSETS '13: proceedings of the 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility . New York: Association for Computing Machinery, 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  28. Obesity and dental caries in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

    Hayden, C., Bowler, J. O., Chambers, S., Freeman, R., Humphris, G., Richards, D. & Cecil, J. E. Aug 2013 In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 41, 4, p. 289-308 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. UK population norms for the modified dental anxiety scale with percentile calculator: adult dental health survey 2009 results

    Humphris, G., Crawford, J. R., Hill, K., Gilbert, A. & Freeman, R. Jun 2013 In : BMC Oral Health. 13, 11 p., 29

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Dental therapists/hygienists working in remote-rural primary care: a structured review of effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, acceptability and affordability

    Freeman, R., Lush, C., MacGillveray, S., Themessl-Huber, M. & Richards, D. Apr 2013 In : International Dental Journal. 63, 2, p. 103-112 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Adult Dental Health Survey 2009: relationships between dental attendance patterns, oral health behaviour and the current barriers to dental care

    Hill, K. B., Chadwick, B., Freeman, R., O'Sullivan, I. & Murray, J. J. 2013 In : British Dental Journal. 214, 1, p. 25-32 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Dentists’ training and willingness to treat adolescents with learning disabilities: the mediating role of social and clinical factors

    Coyle, C. F., Humphris, G. M. & Freeman, R. 2013 In : Community Dental Health. 30, 4, p. 263-268 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. The evaluation of the basic cooking skills/healthy eating (BaCE) programme for young offenders at Polmont

    Akbar, T., Everington, T., Richards, D., Themessl-Huber, M. & Freeman, R. 2013 Dundee: University of Dundee, Dental Health Services Research Unit. 114 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  34. Caries status in 16 year-olds with varying exposure to water fluoridation in Ireland

    Mullen, J., McGaffin, J., Farvardin, N., Brightman, S., Haire, C. & Freeman, R. Dec 2012 In : Community Dental Health. 29, 4, p. 293-296 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Measuring children's dental anxiety

    Humphris, G. M. & Freeman, R. Dec 2012 In : Evidence-Based Dentistry. 13, 4, p. 102-103 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  36. Investigating community-based health and health promotion for homeless people: a mixed methods review

    Coles, E., Themessl-Huber, M. & Freeman, R. Aug 2012 In : Health Education Research. 27, 4, p. 624-644 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  37. Something to smile about: an evaluation of a capacity-building oral health intervention for staff working with homeless people

    Coles, E., Watt, C. & Freeman, R. Mar 2012 In : Health Education Journal. 72, 2, p. 146-155 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. The Evaluation of HMP Shotts’ Oral Health Improvement Project

    Akbar, T., Turner, S., Themessl-Huber, M. & Freeman, R. Jan 2012 Dundee: University of Dundee, Dental Health Services Research Unit. 144 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  39. A phase II clinical trial of a dental health education program delivered by aboriginal health workers to prevent early childhood caries

    Blinkhorn, F. A., Brown, N., Freeman, R., Humphris, G., Martin, A. & Blinkhorn, A. 2012 In : BMC Public Health. 12, 15 p., 681

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Managing dental patients with oro-facial pain: psychodynamic explorations

    Freeman, R. 2012 A psychodynamic understanding of modern medicine: placing the person at the centre of care. O'Reilly-Landry, M. (ed.). Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing Limited

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  41. The relationship between sugar-containing methadone and dental caries: a systematic review.

    Tripathee, S., Akbar, T., Richards, D., Themessl-Huber, M. & Freeman, R. 2012 In : Health Education Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. A systematic review and meta-analysis of face-to-face communication of tailored health messages: Implications for practice

    Wanyonyi, K. L., Themessl-Huber, M., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R. Dec 2011 In : Patient Education and Counseling. 85, 3, p. 348-355 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  43. Treating patients with dry mouth: general dental practitioners' knowledge, attitudes and clinical management

    Abdelghany, A., Nolan, A. & Freeman, R. Nov 2011 In : British Dental Journal. 211, 10, p. - 6 p., E21

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. What motivates dentists to work in prisons?: A qualitative exploration

    Smith, P. A., Themessl-Huber, M., Akbar, T., Richards, D. & Freeman, R. 26 Aug 2011 In : British Dental Journal. 211, 4, e7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Decayed and missing teeth and oral-health-related factors: Predicting depression in homeless people

    Coles, E., Chan, K., Collins, J., Humphris, G. M., Richards, D., Williams, B. & Freeman, R. Aug 2011 In : Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 71, 2, p. 108-112 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. The relationship between dental anxiety and dental decay experience in antenatal mothers

    Esa, R., Savithri, V., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R. Feb 2010 In : European Journal of Oral Sciences. 118, 1, p. 59-65 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Dental nurses as trainers and assessors: vocational dental trainer attitudes

    McKie, A. E., Crowe, A., McCombes, W. & Freeman, R. 2010 In : European Journal of Dental Education. 14, 4, p. 235-246 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Empirical evidence of the relationship between parental and child dental fear: a structured review and meta-analysis

    Themessl-Huber, M., Freeman, R., Humphris, G., MacGillivray, S. & Terzi, N. 2010 In : International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 20, 2, p. 83-101 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Living in a sweetie culture: Scottish parents' difficulties in maintaining their children's oral health

    Smith, P. A. & Freeman, R. Dec 2009 In : Health Education Journal. 68, 4, p. 255-265 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Assessing patients’ health behaviours: essential steps for motivating patients to adopt and maintain behaviours conducive to oral health

    Freeman, R. & Ismail, A. 2009 The detection, assessment, diagnosis and monitoring of caries. Pitts, N. (ed.). Basel: Karger, p. 113-27 15 p. (Monographs in oral science; vol. 21)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  51. Dental anxiety and alexithymia: Gender differences

    Viinikangas, A., Lahti, S., Tolvanen, M., Freeman, R., Humphris, G. & Joukamaa, M. 2009 In : Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 67, 1, p. 13-18 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Safeguarding the vulnerable child: the role of primary care dentistry

    Freeman, R. 2009 Safeguarding children in primary health care. Taylor, J. & Themessl-Huber, M. (eds.). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, (Best practice in working with children series)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  53. Smile4life: The oral health of homeless people across Scotland

    Coles, E., Edwards, M., Elliott, G. M., Freeman, R., Heffernan, A. & Moore, A. 2009 Dundee: University of Dundee, Dental Health Services Research Unit. 120 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  54. Nursing caries and buying time: an emerging theory of prolonged bottle feeding

    Freeman, R. & Stevens, A. Oct 2008 In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 36, 5, p. 425-433 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Reforming NHS dentistry

    Freeman, R. 31 May 2008 In : BMJ. 336, 7655, p. 1202-1203 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  56. Psychological stress and health in undergraduate dental students: fifth year outcomes compared with first year baseline results from five European dental schools

    Gorter, R., Freeman, R., Hammen, S., Murtomaa, H., Blinkhorn, A. & Humphris, G. May 2008 In : European Journal of Dental Education. 12, 2, p. 61-68 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Some psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale with cross validation

    Yuan, S., Freeman, R., Lahti, S., Lloyd-Williams, F. & Humphris, G. 25 Mar 2008 In : Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 6, p. - 11 p., 22

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Inequalities in access to education and healthcare

    Nunn, J., Freeman, R., Anderson, E., Carneiro, L. C., Carneiro, M. S. A., Formicola, A., Frezel, R., Kayitenkore, J., Luhanga, C., Molina, G., Morio, I., Nartey, N. O., Ngom, P. I., Navarro, M. F. D. L., Segura, A., Oliver, S., Thompson, S., Wandera, M. & Yazdanie, N. 2008 In : European Journal of Dental Education. 12, p. 30-39 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Evaluating a single dental anxiety question in Finnish adults

    Viinikangas, A., Lahti, S., Yuan, S., Pietilä, I., Freeman, R. & Humphris, G. M. Aug 2007 In : Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 65, 4, p. 236-40 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. Homeless in North and West Belfast: an oral health needs assessment

    Collins, J. & Freeman, R. May 2007 In : British Dental Journal. 202, 12, p. E31

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Evaluating a community-based dental registration program for preschool children living in areas of high social deprivation

    Yuan, S., Kerr, G., Salmon, K., Speedy, P. & Freeman, R. Mar 2007 In : European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry. 8, 1, p. 55-61 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Dental students interacting with dental nurses: an investigation of the role of gender and ethnicity in inter-professional communication and working styles

    Freeman, R., McWilliams, C., Gorter, R. & Williams, S. 27 Jan 2007 In : British Dental Journal. 202, 2, p. 91-96 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Conversion tables for the Corah and Modified Dental Anxiety Scales

    Freeman, R., Clarke, H. M. M. & Humphris, G. M. 2007 In : Community Dental Health. 24, 1, p. 49-54 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. Oral health

    Freeman, R., Linden, G., James, J. & Briggs, J. 2007 Epidemiology and prevention: a systems-based approach. Yarnell, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 227-235

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  65. Referrals

    Burke, T. & Freeman, R. 2007 In : Dental Update. 34, 6, p. 338-9 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. Reliability and validity of a faces version of the Modified Child Dental Anxiety Scale

    Howard, K. E. & Freeman, R. 2007 In : International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 17, 4, p. 281-288 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. Checklist for skills in the identification and behavioural management of the dentally anxious adult and child patient

    Freeman, R. 2006 Essential skills for dentists. Mossey, P. A., Holsgrove, G. J., Davenport, E. S. & Stirrups, D. R. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  68. Recognizing and reporting child physical abuse: a survey of primary healthcare professionals

    Lazenbatt, A. & Freeman, R. 2006 In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 56, 3, p. 227-236 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Child coping strategies, dental anxiety and dental treatment: the influence of age, gender and childhood caries prevalence

    van Meurs, P., Howard, K. E., Versloot, J., Veerkamp, J. S. J. & Freeman, R. Dec 2005 In : European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry . 6, 4, p. 173-178 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  70. Making equity a reality: oral health promotion in a psychiatric setting

    Lynch, U., Lazenbatt, A., Freeman, R., Lynch, G. & Neill, E. O. 2005 In : International Journal of Psychiatric Nursing Research. 10, 2, p. 1078-1092 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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