Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Personality traits

Association Between Personality Traits, Dental Anxiety And Socioeconomic Profile With The Dental Myths Among Adults In Chennai City, India

Divya Raghunathan; Preetha Elizabeth Chaly; Mohammed Junaid; Shyam Sivaswamy

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages 108-118

Purpose: The objective of the present study was to evaluate the association between personality traits, dental anxiety and socioeconomic profile with the dental myths among adults in Chennai City, India.
Methods: A pilot study was conducted among 90 adults aged 18 years and above by multistage random sampling methodology across the socioeconomic groups. The final sample size was found to be 162. A validated and a reliable, bilingual, self-administered questionnaire consisting of four sections namely 1. The demographic details, 2. Personality traits, 3. Modified Dental Anxiety and 4. A 26-item dental myth questionnaire. The collected data was analysed using SPSS version 20.0 and Chi -square test, One way ANOVA and correlations were done and a p-value <0.05 was considered as statistically significant.
Results: Dental myth scores was found to be more in the middle social class, followed by the lower and higher social class and this difference was not statistically significant (p=0.21). The personality traits and dental anxiety were found to be weakly correlated with dental myth scores.
Conclusion: The startling results of the study have shown no relationship between socioeconomic status, dental anxiety, personality traits with the occurrence of dental myths.

A Framework for Adaptive Learning Environment

Shri Vindhya; V. Kalpana; Karunakaran A

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 4, Pages 1878-1884

The principle destinations of this paper are to recognize the understudy's learning style. In light of that, the gathering of understudies can be shaped utilizing k-implies grouping calculation. The grouping of students is a technique for leaning go give the effective learning for the users. Instructors value the ability to work with the help of a person. To be sure, studies show that they value it more than the ability to act autonomously. The value of effective learning, understanding, has been very much felt for some time. Acceptable learning is described by some credibility, where the best presentation of people understands what is best implemented by the whole crowd. It may be formal or mediocre, but often involves explicit teacher mediation, with less collaboration and increased learning.