Behavior and Medicine

Behavior and Medicine

by Danny Wedding, Margaret L Stuber

NOOK Book5., updated and completely revised ed. (eBook - 5., updated and completely revised ed.)


Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now


This new edition of one of the most popular and highly regarded texts on behavioral and social science in medicine has been fully revised and updated. It is structured to reflect the latest Institute of Medicine recommendations on the teaching of behavioral and social sciences in medicine. Its 25 chapters are divided into five core domains: mind-body interactions in health and disease, patient behavior, the physician’s role and behavior, physician-patient interactions, social and cultural issues in health care along with health policy and economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613343753
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
Publication date: 07/28/2010
Sold by: Libreka GmbH
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Poetry CreditsX
The Physician and Society
1.The Physician-Patient Relationship3
2.Families, Relationships, and Health13
3.Health Services in the United States31
4.Providing Health Care in a Multicultural Community49
5.Alternative Medicine61
6.Special Problems of Medical Students67
Foundations of Human Behavior
7.Brain and Behavior87
8.Psychodynamic Formulations of Human Behavior105
9.Learning Theory and Human Behavior117
Progress Through the Life Cycle
10.Birth, Childhood, Adolescence135
11.Early Adulthood and the Middle Years161
12.Human Sexuality in Health and Disease171
13.Old Age185
14.Death, Dying, and Grief195
Core Patient Issues
15.Work and Health209
16.Sleep and Sleep Disturbances219
17.Stress and Illness231
18.Nicotine and Alcohol Addictions247
Making Decisions about Patients
19.Clinical Interviewing265
20.Assessment of Patients279
21.Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making297
22.Facilitating Adherence to Treatment Regimens305
Behavior and Disease
23.Chronic Benign Pain321
24.Behavior and Disability337
25.Behavior and Cardiovascular Disease347
26.Behavior and Cancer355
27.Behavior and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome367
29.Recognizing and Treating Psychopathology in Primary Care Medicine407
Appendix AAssessment of Mental Development in Children419
Appendix BMedical Statistics and Research Design425
Appendix CLiterature and Medicine441
Appendix DGaudeamus Igitur: A Valediction451
Appendix EAnswer Key to Practice USMLE Questions455
Subject Index473

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews