Table 2: Frankl behavioral scale.

Score Skoring Observed behavior
1 Definitely positive Good rapport with the dentist, interested in the dental procedures, laughing and enjoying the situation.
2 Positive Acceptance of treatment; at times cautious, willingness to comply with the dentist, at times with reservation but patient follows the dentist's directions cooperatively.
3 Negative Reluctant to accept treatment; uncooperative, some evidence of negative attitude but not pronounced, i.e. /sullen, withdrawn.
4 Definitely negative Refusal of treatment, crying forcefully, fearful or any other overt evidence of extreme negativism.