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Behavioral Treatment of Disease

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461335504
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/28/2011
  • Series: Nato Conference Series (closed) / III Human Factors , #19
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1982
  • Pages: 470
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Table of Contents

Behavioral Treatment of Disease: Introduction.- Section I: Coronary Heart Disease.- Behavioral Mechanisms in the Pathophysiology of Coronary Heart Disease.- Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease.- Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease.- Type A Intervention: Finding the Disease to Fit the Cure.- Section II: Ischemic Disorders.- Behavioral Treatment of Raynaud’s Disease.- Pathophysiology and Behavioral Treatment of Scleroderma.- The Behavioral Treatment of the Symptoms of Ischemic Heart Disease.- Section III: Hypertension.- Pathophysiology of Hypertension: CNS and Behavioral Components.- Hypertension from the Standpoint of Behavioral Medicine.- Control of Cardiovascular Reactivity and the Treatment of Hypertension.- Relaxation Treatment for Hypertension.- The Effectiveness and Cost-Benefits of Behavioral Methods in the Treatment of Essential Hypertension.- Section IV: Neuromuscular Rehabilitation.- EMG Feedback in Neuromuscular Control.- EMG Feedback in Neuromuscular Rehabilitation of Spasmodic Torticollis: Therapeutic Electromygraphy.- Behavioral Treatment of Fecal Incontinence.- Potentialities of Automation and Continuous Recording and Training in Life.- Section V: Headache.- Pathophysiology of Headache for Behavioral Therapists.- Biofeedback in the Treatment of Migraine.- Behavioral Treatment of Migraine.- Psychophysiology of Migraine and Tension Headache.- Section VI: Chronic Pain.- Pain: Its Pathophysiology, A Brief Review.- Behavioral Assessment of Pain.- Behavioral Analysis of Chronic Pain.- Behavioral Treatment of Pain.- Section VII: Military Applications.- Military Applications of Behavioral Medicine.- Section VIII: Theoretical Issues in Behavioral Medicine.- The Control of Behavior: Theoretical Considerations for Behavioral Medicine.- Behavioral Medicine: The Biobehavioral Perspective.- Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry: A Dialogue.- Behavioral Medicine and Pscyhiatry: A Dialogue.

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