High-Yield Behavioral Science / Edition 3

High-Yield Behavioral Science / Edition 3

by Barbara Fadem
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781782589

ISBN-13: 9780781782586

Pub. Date: 02/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

High-Yield™ Behavioral Science, Third Edition presents a concise review of the behavioral science material tested on the USMLE Step 1. The High-Yield™ outline format, with tables, diagrams, photographs, and images to clarify important material, provides a concentrated, efficient review for both course exams and the USMLE. Patient Snapshots

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High-Yield™ Behavioral Science, Third Edition presents a concise review of the behavioral science material tested on the USMLE Step 1. The High-Yield™ outline format, with tables, diagrams, photographs, and images to clarify important material, provides a concentrated, efficient review for both course exams and the USMLE. Patient Snapshots present clinical scenarios and pose specific questions. Annotated answers and explanations appear at the end of each chapter. This edition is thoroughly updated, consistent with DSM-IV-TR, and reorganized into six major sections: The Life Cycle; Biological and Psychological Bases of Behavior; Psychopathology; Social Behavior; The Practice of Medicine; and Epidemiology and Statistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781782586
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Series:
High-Yield Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.22(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Child Development1
2Adolescence and Adulthood7
3Aging, Death, and Bereavement11
4Psychoanalytic Theory14
5Learning Theory and Behavioral Medicine17
6Psychoactive Substance Abuse21
7Sleep26
8The Genetics of Behavior31
9Behavioral Neurochemistry34
10Pharmacology of Behavior and Electroconvulsive Therapy39
11Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders45
12Mood Disorders49
13Cognitive Disorders53
14Other Psychiatric Disorders56
15Suicide65
16Tests to Determine Psychological and Biological Functioning68
17The Family, Culture, and Illness74
18Sexuality78
19Aggression and Abuse85
20The Physician - Patient Relationship90
21Health Care Delivery98
22Legal and Ethical Issues in Medical Practice103
23Epidemiology108
24Statistical Analyses113
Index117

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