Abnormal Illness Behaviour / Edition 1

Abnormal Illness Behaviour / Edition 1

by Issy Pilowsky, Assy Pilowsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471965731

ISBN-13: 9780471965732

Pub. Date: 08/25/1997

Publisher: Wiley

This book addresses the problem of the widespread misunderstanding and confusion in the medical profession about patients with abnormal illness behavior. It provides a general introduction to the early recognition and management of abnormal illness behavior and offers medical, nursing, and mental health care professionals the skills to identity abnormal illness…  See more details below

Overview

This book addresses the problem of the widespread misunderstanding and confusion in the medical profession about patients with abnormal illness behavior. It provides a general introduction to the early recognition and management of abnormal illness behavior and offers medical, nursing, and mental health care professionals the skills to identity abnormal illness behavior in their patients, provide appropriate psychological care and recognize when to recommend specialist psychiatric help.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471965732
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/25/1997
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Historical Background and the Classification of Abnormal Illness Behaviour.

Illness Behaviour.

Abnormal Illness Behaviour: Definition.

Cultural Issues and Abnormal Illness Behaviour.

Assessment of Abnormal Illness Behaviour.

General Principles in the Practical Management of AIB.

A Theoretical Orientation.

Controversial Presentations of AIB.

Approaches to Treatment.

Syndrome-Related Treatment Approaches.

The Measurement of Illness Behaviour.

Abnormal Illness Behaviour: "A Dangerous Idea." References.

Index.

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