ABC of Psychological Medicine / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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This book provides both the evidence and the guidance to enable doctors to improve their assessment and management of the psychological and behavioural aspects of the most common problems presenting in general medical care.
It summarises the recent research evidence and provides common sense guidance on how psychological and psychiatric aspects of illness can be addressed within the medical consultation.
Table of Contents
Psychiatric aspects of physical illness.
Trauma and head injury.
Depression in the medically ill.
Anxiety in patients with medical and surgical disorders.
Psychiatric aspects of cancer.
Medically unexplained symptoms.
Mulitple non-organic physical symptoms.
Quality of life and illness intrusiveness in chronic disease.
Psychosomatic aspects of eating disorders.
Psychosomatic aspects of sleep disorders.
Psychosomatic aspects of sexual dysfunction.
Helping patients help themselves