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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

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

    Hayden, C., Bowler, . J., 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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 journalScientific review

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. The health promoting prison can it improve oral health? an evaluation of an oral health improvement project for high security prisoners

    Akbar, T., Turner, S., Themessl-Huber, M., Richards, D. & Freeman, R. 2012 In : International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. 50, 4, p. 169-177 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 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

  20. 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 journalScientific review

  21. 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

  22. 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

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

    Smith, P. A., Themessl-Huber, M., Akbar, T., Richards, D. & Freeman, R. Aug 2011 In : British Dental Journal. 211, 4, p. 1U10 6 p.e7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Burnout and engagement in relation with job demands and resources among dental staff in Northern Ireland

    Gorter, R. C. & Freeman, R. Feb 2011 In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 39, 1, p. 87-95 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. Health promotion and the randomised controlled trial: a square peg in a round hole?

    Freeman, R. Jan 2009 In : BMC Oral Health. 9, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. 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).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. Reforming NHS dentistry

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. Referrals

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. 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

  47. Viewing positive images of dentistry reduces anticipatory anxiety in children

    Freeman, R. 2007 In : Evidence-Based Dentistry. 8, 2, p. 47

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. Oral health-related quality of life for 8–10 year-old children: an assessment of a new measure

    Humphris, G., Freeman, R., Gibson, B., Simpson, K. & Whelton, H. 2005 In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 33, 5, p. 326-332 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Vulnerability and presenting symptoms in burning mouth syndrome

    Lamey, P-J., Freeman, R., Eddie, S-A., Pankhurst, C. & Rees, T. 2005 In : Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology. 99, 1, p. 48-54 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Preparing for dental practice

    Burke, F. J. T. & Freeman, R. Sep 2004 Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  55. Child physical abuse: health professionals' perceptions, diagnosis and responses

    Russell, M., Lazenbatt, A., Freeman, R. & Marcenes, W. 2004 In : British Journal of Community Nursing. 9, 8, p. 332-338 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Risk perception of oral cancer in smokers attending primary care: a randomised controlled trial

    Humphris, G. M., Freeman, R. & Clarke, H. M. M. 2004 In : Oral Oncology. 40, 9, p. 916-924 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Addressing children's oral health inequalities in Northern Ireland: a research-practice-community partnership initiative

    Freeman, R., Oliver, M., Bunting, G., Kirk, J. & Saunderson, W. 2001 In : Public Health Reports. 116, 6, p. 617-625 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Further evidence for the reliability and validity of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale

    Humphris, G. M., Freeman, R., Campbell, J., Tuutti, H. & D'Souza, V. 2000 In : International Dental Journal. 50, 6, p. 367-370 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Selected Writings: Anna Freud

    Ekins, R. (ed.) & Freeman, R. (ed.) 1998 London: Penguin Books. 303 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  60. Psychoanalytic approach to the understanding and treatment of a psychosomatic disorder: the case of burning mouth syndrome

    Freeman, R. 1994 Centres and Peripheries of Psychoanalysis: an Introduction to Psychoanalytic Studies. Ekins, R. & Freeman, R. (eds.). p. 129-142 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  61. The concept of the transference: an introduction to its role in the psychoanalytic process

    Freeman, R. 1994 Centres and Peripheries of Psychoanalysis: An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Studies . Ekins, R. & Freeman, R. (eds.). Karnac Books, p. 74-93 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  62. An anatomical commentary on the concept of infantile oral sadism

    Freeman, R. & Freeman, T. 1992 In : International Journal of Psycho-Analysis. 73 , p. 343-348 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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