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BRS Behavioral Science,9780683306811

BRS Behavioral Science

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780683306811

ISBN10:
0683306812
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/25/1999
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

The Fourth Edition of BRS Behavioral Science embodies the popular BRS format of succinct outline review of content followed by USMLE-style questions with explanations. The overall content and questions have been updated to reflect the evolving nature of the USMLE.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xv
The Beginning of Life: Pregnancy through Preschool
1(12)
Pregnancy
1(1)
Childbirth
2(1)
Infancy: Birth to 15 Months
3(3)
The Toddler Years: 15 Months to 21/2 Years
6(1)
The Preschool Child: 21/2 to 6 Years
6(7)
Review Test
8(5)
School Age, Adolescence, Special Issues of Development, and Adulthood
13(8)
Latency or School Age: 7--11 Years
13(1)
Adolescence: 11--20 Years
14(2)
Special Issues in Child Development
16(1)
Early Adulthood: 20--40 Years
17(1)
Middle Adulthood: 40--65 Years
17(4)
Review Test
19(2)
Aging, Death, and Bereavement
21(8)
Aging
21(2)
Stages of Dying and Death
23(1)
Bereavement (Normal Grief) Versus Depression (Abnormal Grief)
23(6)
Review Test
25(4)
Genetics, Anatomy, and Biochemistry of Behavior
29(12)
Genetics
29(1)
Neuroanatomy
30(1)
Neurotransmission
31(1)
Biogenic Amines
32(3)
Amino Acid Neurotransmitters
35(1)
Neuropeptides
35(6)
Review Test
36(5)
Biological Assessment of Patients with Psychiatric Symptoms
41(6)
Overview
41(1)
Measurement of Biogenic Amines and psychotropic Drugs
41(1)
Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST)
42(1)
Tests of Endocrine Function
42(1)
Neuroimaging and Electroencephalogram (EEG) Studies
42(1)
Neuropsychological Tests
42(1)
Other Tests
42(5)
Review Test
44(3)
Psychoanalytic Theory
47(8)
Overview
47(1)
Freud's Theories of the Mind
47(1)
Defense Mechanisms
48(2)
Transference Reactions
50(5)
Review Test
51(4)
Learning Theory
55(8)
Overview
55(1)
Classical Conditioning
55(1)
Operant Conditioning
56(7)
Review Test
59(4)
Clinical Assessment of Intelligence, Personality, and Achievement
63(10)
Overview of Psychological Tests
63(1)
Intelligence Tests
64(1)
Achievement Tests
65(1)
Personality Tests
65(1)
Psychiatric Evaluation of the Patient with Emotional Symptoms
65(8)
Review Test
69(4)
Substance Abuse
73(14)
Substance Abuse, Dependence, Withdrawal, Tolerance, and Demographics
73(1)
Stimulants
74(2)
Sedatives
76(1)
Opioids
77(1)
Hallucinogens
78(2)
Clinical Features of Substance Abuse
80(1)
Treatment
80(7)
Review Test
82(5)
Normal Sleep and Sleep Disorders
87(10)
Normal Sleep
87(2)
Classification of Sleep Disorders
89(1)
Insomnia
90(1)
Breathing-related Sleep Disorder (Sleep Apnea)
91(1)
Narcolepsy
92(1)
Treatment of Sleep Disorders
92(5)
Review Test
93(4)
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
97(10)
Schizophrenia
97(4)
Other Psychotic Disorders
101(6)
Review Test
102(5)
Mood Disorders
107(10)
Overview
107(1)
Classification of Mood Disorders
108(4)
Etiology
112(1)
Treatment
112(5)
Review Test
114(3)
Anxiety, Somatoform and Factitious Disorders, and Malingering
117(10)
Anxiety Disorders
117(3)
Somatoform Disorders
120(1)
Factitious Disorders (Formerly Munchausen's Syndrome), Factitious Disorder by Proxy, and Malingering
121(6)
Review Test
122(5)
Other Psychiatric Disorders
127(12)
Cognitive Disorders
127(3)
Personality Disorders
130(2)
Dissociative Disorders
132(2)
Obesity and Eating Disorders
134(5)
Review Test
135(4)
Psychiatric Disorders in Children
139(6)
Pervasive Development Disorders of Childhood
139(1)
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Disruptive Behavior
140(2)
Other Disorders of Childhood
142(3)
Review Test
143(2)
Biologic Therapies: Psychopharmacology and Electroconvulsive Therapy
145(14)
Overview
145(1)
Antipsychotic Agents
145(2)
Antidepresent Agents
147(3)
Mood Stabilizers: Agents Used to Treat Mania
150(1)
Antianxiety Agents
151(1)
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
152(7)
Review Test
154(5)
Psychological Therapies
159(8)
Psychoanalysis and Related Therapies
159(1)
Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
160(1)
Other Therapies
160(7)
Review Test
163(4)
The Family, Culture, and illness
167(8)
Overview of the Family
167(1)
Demographics and Current Trends
167(2)
Culture in the United States
169(1)
Minority Subcultures
170(2)
Other Subcultures
172(3)
Review Test
173(2)
Sexuality
175(14)
Sexual Development
175(1)
The Biology of Sexuality in Adults
176(2)
Sexual Dysfunction
178(2)
Paraphilias
180(1)
Illness, Injury, and Sexuality
181(1)
Aging and Sexuality
182(1)
Drugs and Sexuality
182(1)
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexuality
183(6)
Review Test
185(4)
Aggression and Abuse
189(10)
Aggression
189(1)
Abuse and Neglect of Children and the Elderly
190(2)
Physical and Sexual Abuse of Domestic Partners
192(1)
The Role of the Physician in Suspected Child, Elder, and Domestic Partner Abuse
193(1)
Sexual Aggression: Rape and Related Crimes
193(6)
Review Test
196(3)
The Doctor-Patient Relationship
199(10)
Medical Practice
199(4)
Compliance
203(1)
The Clinical Interview
204(5)
Review Test
205(4)
Psychosomatic Medicine
209(8)
Stress and Health
209(1)
Psychological Stress in Hospitalized Patients
210(1)
Patients with Chronic Pain
211(2)
Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
213(4)
Review Test
214(3)
Legal and Ethical Issues in Medicine
217(12)
Legal Competence
217(1)
Informed Consent
218(1)
Confidentiality
219(1)
Reportable Illnesses
220(1)
Ethical Issues in HIV Infection
220(1)
Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization
220(1)
Advance Directives
221(1)
Death and Euthanasia
221(1)
Medical Malpractice
222(1)
Impaired Physicians
223(1)
Answering USMLE Legal and Ethical Issues Questions
223(6)
Review Test
225(4)
Health Care in the United States
229(12)
Health Care Delivery Systems
229(2)
Costs of Health Care
231(1)
Health Care Insurance
232(3)
Demographics of Health
235(6)
Review Test
237(4)
Epidemiology
241(12)
Epidemiology: Incidence and Prevalence
241(1)
Research Study Design
242(1)
Quantifying Risk
243(1)
Bias, Reliability and Validity
244(3)
Clinical Probability and Attack Rate
247(6)
Review Test
248(5)
Statistical Analyses
253(8)
Elements of Statistical Analyses
253(1)
Hypothesis Testing
254(3)
Specific Statistical Tests
257(4)
Review Test
259(2)
Comprehensive Examination 261(20)
Index 281


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