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This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 10/1/2008.
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The Board Review Series (BRS) is aimed at providing basic knowledge as it relates to clinical situations and is used primarily by medical students studying for the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE). BRS Behavioral Science, Fifth Edition covers material on this subject that is addressed on USMLE Step 1, written in outline format to provide an efficient method of studying behavioral science for USMLE. The book includes at least 500 USMLE-style questions with accompanying annotated answers. An exam follows each chapter and a Comprehensive Exam is included at the end of the book. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an interactive question bank.
Table of Contents
|The Beginning of Life: Pregnancy Through Preschool||p. 1|
|School Age, Adolescence, Special Issues of Development, and Adulthood||p. 13|
|Aging, Death, and Bereavement||p. 23|
|Genetics, Anatomy, and Biochemistry of Behavior||p. 31|
|Biological Assessment of Patients with Psychiatric Symptoms||p. 44|
|Psychoanalytic Theory and Defense Mechanisms||p. 52|
|Learning Theory||p. 60|
|Clinical Assessment of Patients with Behavioral Symptoms||p. 69|
|Substance Abuse||p. 77|
|Normal Sleep and Sleep Disorders||p. 91|
|Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders||p. 103|
|Mood Disorders||p. 113|
|Anxiety, Somatoform and Factitious Disorders, and Malingering||p. 124|
|Cognitive, Personality, Dissociative, and Eating Disorders||p. 136|
|Psychiatric Disorders in Children||p. 150|
|Biologic Therapies: Psychopharmacology||p. 158|
|Psychological Therapies||p. 172|
|The Family, Culture, and Illness||p. 180|
|Aggression and Abuse||p. 203|
|The Physician-Patient Relationship||p. 213|
|Psychosomatic Medicine||p. 225|
|Legal and Ethical Issues in Medicine||p. 233|
|Health Care in the United States||p. 249|
|Statistical Analyses||p. 273|
|Comprehensive Examination||p. 282|
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