The Patient: Biological, Psychological, and Social Dimensions of Medical Practice / Edition 3

The Patient: Biological, Psychological, and Social Dimensions of Medical Practice / Edition 3

by Hoyle Leigh, Morton F. Reiser
     
 

ISBN-10: 030644142X

ISBN-13: 9780306441424

Pub. Date: 05/31/1992

Publisher: Springer US

This revised and updated edition incorporates new developments that have emerged since the publication of the second edition in 1985.

Overview

This revised and updated edition incorporates new developments that have emerged since the publication of the second edition in 1985.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306441424
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
05/31/1992
Edition description:
3rd ed. 1992
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
15.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

On Becoming a Patient: Illness and Help-Seeking Behavior. The Sick Role. Expectations in the Consulting Room. On Being a Patient: Anxiety. Psychological Defense Mechanisms. Depression, Mania, and Suicide. Psychosis. Confusion, Delirium, and Dementia. Pain. Substance Abuse. Sleep and Dreaming. On Assessing a Patient: Approach to a Patient. Current Context. Recent Context. Background Context. On Managing a Patient: The Case of the Sick Tarzan. The Doctor-Patient Relationship. The Patient's Personality. The Hospitalized Patient. Therapeutic Dimensions. Drugs that Affect Behavior. Some Illustrative Patients. Summary and Perspectives. Index.

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