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Behavioral Science in Medicineintroduces medical students to the science of human behavior. Organized to mirror the behavioral science/psychiatry course taught in the first two years, this text effectively teaches the major concepts of this complex subject and prepares students for board exams. The Second Edition is appropriate for courses in Behavioral Science alone but also for courses that merge Behavioral Science and Neuroscience. The increased depth of coverage of psychiatric illness, substance abuse, and pediatric psychiatry, also makes the Second Edition appropriate for use in Clinical Psychiatry courses in the third and fourth year.
Table of Contents
|The Life Cycle||p. 1|
|The Beginning of Life: Pregnancy through Preschool||p. 1|
|School Age and Adolescence||p. 15|
|The Challenges of Early and Middle Adulthood||p. 26|
|Aging, Death, and Bereavement||p. 32|
|The Biological Bases of Behavior||p. 39|
|Genetics, Anatomy, and Biochemistry of Behavior||p. 39|
|Biological Assessment of Patients with Psychiatric Symptoms||p. 56|
|The Psychological Bases of Behavior||p. 79|
|Psychodynamic Factors in Behavior||p. 79|
|Learning Theory||p. 87|
|Psychological Assessment of Patients with Behavioral Symptoms||p. 94|
|Psychological Therapies||p. 106|
|Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders||p. 115|
|Mood Disorders||p. 129|
|Anxiety Disorders and Related Disorders||p. 144|
|Somatoform Disorders, Factitious Disorders, and Malingering||p. 154|
|Obesity and Eating Disorders||p. 162|
|Cognitive and Dissociative Disorders||p. 171|
|Biological Therapies||p. 181|
|Social Behavior||p. 203|
|Culture and Illness||p. 203|
|Human Sexuality||p. 216|
|Violence, Impulse Control Disorders, and Abuse||p. 229|
|Substance Abuse||p. 242|
|The Doctor-Patient Relationship||p. 255|
|Doctor-Patient Communication||p. 255|
|Psychosomatic Medicine||p. 269|
|Ethical and Legal Issues in Medicine||p. 281|
|Health Care Delivery||p. 295|
|Systems of Health Care Delivery||p. 295|
|Appendix: Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics||p. 308|
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