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Covers illness behavior, approaches to trmt, syndrome related trmt approaches, presentations of AIB, etc.
Historical Background and the Classification of Abnormal 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.
Posted November 9, 2000
This book describes a new way of thinking about conditions such as hypochondriasis, somatisation chronic pain as well as abnormal denial of illness. Emphasises socio-cultural aspects (eg sick role) and clinical perspectives with numerous descriptions of cases. Research using the Illness Behaviour Questionnaire and other instruments is reviewed. Treatment problems and their management are emphasised.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 18, 2012
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