BRS Behavioral Science / Edition 4

BRS Behavioral Science / Edition 4

by Barbara Fadem
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781757274

ISBN-13: 9780781757270

Pub. Date: 11/26/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Fourth Edition of BRS Behavioral Science embodies the popular BRS format of succinct outline review of content followed by USMLE-style questions with explanations. The overall content and questions have been updated to reflect the evolving nature of the USMLE.

Overview

The Fourth Edition of BRS Behavioral Science embodies the popular BRS format of succinct outline review of content followed by USMLE-style questions with explanations. The overall content and questions have been updated to reflect the evolving nature of the USMLE.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781757270
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/26/2004
Series:
Board Review Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Beginning of Life: Pregnancy Through Preschool . . . 1
  2. School Age, Adolescence, Special Issues of Development, and Adulthood . . . 12
  3. Aging, Death, and Bereavement . . . 21
  4. Genetics, Anatomy, and Biochemistry of Behavior . . . 29
  5. Biological Assessment of Patients with Psychiatric Symptoms . . . 40
  6. Psychoanalytic Theory . . . 47
  7. Learning Theory . . . 55
  8. Clinical Assessment of Intelligence, Personality, and Achievement . . . 64
  9. Substance Abuse . . . 73
  10. Normal Sleep and Sleep Disorders . . . 86
  11. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders . . . 98
  12. Mood Disorders . . . 108
  13. Anxiety, Somatoform and Factitious Disorders, and Malingering . . . 119
  14. Other Psychiatric Disorders . . . 130
  15. Psychiatric Disorders in Children . . . 142
  16. Biologic Therapies: Psychopharmacology and Electroconvulsive Therapy . . . 149
  17. Psychological Therapies . . . 162
  18. The Family, Culture, and Illness . . . 170
  19. Sexuality . . . 179
  20. Aggression and Abuse . . . 192
  21. The Physician-Patient Relationship . . . 202
  22. Psychosomatic Medicine . . . 213
  23. Legal and Ethical Issues in Medicine . . . 219
  24. Health Care in the United States . . . 233
  25. Epidemiology . . . 244
  26. Statistical Analyses . . . 256

    Comprehensive Examination . . . 264
    Index . . . 287

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