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BRS Behavioral Science,9780781757270

BRS Behavioral Science

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780781757270

ISBN10:
0781757274
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/15/2004
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

Acknowledgments vi
Preface vii
The Beginning of Life: Pregnancy Through Preschool
1(11)
Childbirth and the Postpartum Period
1(2)
Infancy: Birth to 15 Months
3(3)
The Toddler Years: 15 Months to 2 1/2 Years
6(1)
The Preschool Child: 3 to 6 Years
6(6)
Review Test
8(4)
School Age, Adolescence, Special Issues of Development, and Adulthood
12(9)
Latency or School Age: 7--11 Years
12(1)
Adolescence: 11--20 Years
13(1)
Special Issues in Child Development
14(1)
Early Adulthood: 20--40 Years
15(1)
Middle Adulthood: 40--65 Years
16(5)
Review Test
17(4)
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(11)
Behavioral Genetics
29(1)
Behavioral Neuroanatomy
29(1)
Neurotransmission
30(1)
Biogenic Amines
31(3)
Amino Acid Neurotransmitters
34(1)
Neuropeptides
34(6)
Review Test
35(5)
Biological Assessment of Patients with Psychiatric Symptoms
40(7)
Overview
40(1)
Measurement of Biogenic Amines and Psychotropic Drugs
40(1)
Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST)
41(1)
Tests of Endocrine Function
41(1)
Neuroimaging and Electroencephalogram (EEG) Studies
41(1)
Neuropsychological Tests
41(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(9)
Overview
55(1)
Habituation and Sensitization
55(1)
Classical Conditioning
55(1)
Operant Conditioning
56(8)
Review Test
59(5)
Clinical Assessment of Intelligence, Personality, and Achievement
64(9)
Overview of Psychological Testing
64(1)
Intelligence Tests
64(1)
Achievement Tests
65(1)
Personality Tests
66(1)
Psychiatric Evaluation of the Patient with Emotional Symptoms
67(6)
Review Test
70(3)
Substance Abuse
73(13)
Substance Abuse, Definitions, Epidemiology, and Demographics
73(1)
Stimulants
74(1)
Sedatives
75(2)
Opioids
77(1)
Hallucinogens and Related Agents
78(1)
Clinical Features of Substance Abuse
79(1)
Treatment
79(7)
Review Test
82(4)
Normal Sleep and Sleep Disorders
86(12)
Normal Sleep
86(3)
Classification of Sleep Disorders
89(1)
Insomnia
89(2)
Breathing-Related Sleep Disorder (Sleep Apnea)
91(1)
Narcolepsy
91(1)
Treatment of Sleep Disorders
91(7)
Review Test
93(5)
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
98(10)
Schizophrenia
98(3)
Other Psychotic Disorders
101(7)
Review Test
103(5)
Mood Disorders
108(11)
Overview
108(1)
Classification of Mood Disorders
109(1)
Etiology
110(3)
Treatment
113(6)
Review Test
115(4)
Anxiety, Somatoform and Factitious Disorders, and Malingering
119(11)
Anxiety Disorders
119(3)
Somatoform Disorders
122(1)
Factitious Disorder (Formerly Munchausen Syndrome), Factitious Disorder by Proxy, and Malingering
123(7)
Review Test
124(6)
Other Psychiatric Disorders
130(12)
Cognitive Disorders
130(3)
Personality Disorders (PDs)
133(1)
Dissociative Disorders
133(2)
Obesity and Eating Disorders
135(7)
Review Test
137(5)
Psychiatric Disorders in Children
142(7)
Pervasive Developmental Disorders of Childhood
142(1)
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Disruptive Behavior Disorders of Childhood
143(1)
Other Disorders of Childhood
144(5)
Review Test
146(3)
Biologic Therapies: Psychopharmacology and Electroconvulsive Therapy
149(13)
Overview
149(1)
Antipsychotic Agents
149(2)
Antidepressant Agents
151(3)
Mood Stabilizers: Agents Used to Treat Bipolar Disorder
154(1)
Antianxiety Agents
155(1)
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
156(6)
Review Test
157(5)
Psychological Therapies
162(8)
Psychoanalysis and Related Therapies
162(1)
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
163(1)
Other Therapies
163(7)
Review Test
166(4)
The Family, Culture, and Illness
170(9)
Overview of the Family
170(1)
Demographics and Current Trends
170(1)
Culture in the United States
171(1)
Minority Subcultures
172(2)
Americans of European Descent
174(5)
Review Test
175(4)
Sexuality
179(13)
Sexual Development
179(1)
The Biology of Sexuality in Adults
180(2)
Sexual Dysfunction
182(1)
Paraphilias
183(1)
Illness, Injury, and Sexuality
184(1)
Aging and Sexuality
185(1)
Drugs and Sexuality
185(1)
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexuality
186(6)
Review Test
187(5)
Aggression and Abuse
192(10)
Aggression
192(1)
Abuse and Neglect of Children and the Elderly
193(2)
Physical and Sexual Abuse of Domestic Partners
195(1)
The Role of the Physician in Suspected Child, Elder, and Domestic Partner Abuse
195(1)
Sexual Aggression: Rape and Related Crimes
196(6)
Review Test
198(4)
The Physician-Patient Relationship
202(11)
Medical Practice
202(1)
Compliance/Adherence
203(1)
The Clinical Interview
204(9)
Review Test
207(6)
Psychosomatic Medicine
213(6)
Stress and Health
213(1)
Psychological Stress in Hospitalized Patients
214(1)
Patients with Chronic Pain
215(1)
Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
216(3)
Review Test
217(2)
Legal and Ethical Issues in Medicine
219(14)
Legal Competence
219(1)
Informed Consent
220(1)
Confidentiality
221(1)
Reportable Illnesses
221(1)
Ethical Issues in HIV Infection
221(1)
Involuntary and Voluntary Psychiatric Hospitalization
222(1)
Advance Directives
222(1)
Death and Euthanasia
223(1)
Medical Malpractice
223(1)
Impaired Physicians
224(1)
Answering USMLE Legal and Ethical Issues Questions
224(9)
Review Test
226(7)
Health Care in the United States
233(11)
Health Care Delivery Systems
233(2)
Costs of Health Care
235(1)
Payment for Health Care: Health Insurance
235(2)
Demographics of Health
237(7)
Review Test
240(4)
Epidemiology
244(12)
Epidemiology: Incidence and Prevalence
244(1)
Research Study Design
245(1)
Quantifying Risk
245(1)
Bias, Reliability, and Validity
246(3)
Clinical Probability and Attack Rate
249(7)
Review Test
250(6)
Statistical Analyses
256(8)
Elements of Statistical Analyses
256(3)
Hypothesis Testing
259(1)
Specific Statistical Tests
259(5)
Review Test
261(3)
Comprehensive Examination 264(23)
Index 287


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