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Behavioral medicine : a guide for clinical practice

Author: Mitchell D Feldman; John F Christensen
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, ©2008.
Series: McGraw Hill professional.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
This text contains the full range of behavioural issues confronting primary care clinicians. It covers the psychosocial problems commonly seen in primary care practice and presents clinically relevant approaches to their solution.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Behavioral medicine.
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell D Feldman; John F Christensen
ISBN: 9780071593168 0071593160
OCLC Number: 190760697
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed Jan. 11, 2008).
"A Lange medical book."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: I. The Doctor & Patient --
The Medical Interview / Mack Lipkin, Jr. --
Empathy / Barry Egener --
Giving Bad News / Geoffrey H. Gordon --
Difficult Patients/Difficult Situations / Howard Beckman --
Suggestion & Hypnosis / John F. Christensen --
Practitioner Well-being / Anthony L. Suchman & Gita Ramamurthy --
Mindful Practice / Ronald Epstein --
II. Working with Specific Populations --
Families / Steven R. Hahn & Mitchell D. Feldman --
Children / Howard L. Taras --
Adolescents / Lawrence S. Friedman --
Older Patients / Clifford M. Singer, Jay Luxenberg, & Elizabeth Eckstrom --
Cross-cultural Communication / Thomas Denberg & Mitchell D. Feldman --
Women / Diane S. Morse, Judith Walsh, & Martina Jelley --
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender (LGBT) Patients / Donald W. Brady, Jason Schneider, & Jocelyn C. White --
Vulnerable Patients / Dean Schillinger, Teresa Villela, & George Saba --
III. Health-Related Behavior --
Behavior Change / Daniel O'Connell --
Patient Adherence / Summer L. Williams, Kelly B. Haskard, & M. Robin DiMatteo --
Smoking / Nancy A. Rigotti --
Obesity / Robert B. Baron --
Eating Disorders / Steven J. Romano --
Alcohol & Substance Use / William D. Clark --
IV. Mental & Behavioral Disorders --
Depression / Steven A. Cole [and others] --
Anxiety / Jason M. Satterfield & Bruce L. Rollman --
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder / H. Russell Searight --
Somatization / J. Jewel Shim & Stuart J. Eisendrath --
Personality Disorders / John Q. Young --
Dementia & Delirium / Bree Johnston & Kristine Yaffe --
Sleep Disorders / Clifford M. Singer & Garrick A. Applebee --
Sexual Problems / David G. Bullard & Christine Derzko --
V. Special Topics --
Complementary & Alternative Medicine / Ellen Hughes & Susan Folkman --
Stress & Disease / John F. Christensen --
Pain / Gregory T. Smith --
HIV/AIDS / Lisa Capaldini & Mitchell D. Feldman --
Mistakes in Medical Practice / Albert W. Wu, Stephen J. McPhee, & John F. Christensen --
Intimate Partner Violence / Mitchell D. Feldman --
Chronic Illness & Patient Self-management / Susan L. Janson & Robert Oka --
Palliative Care, Hospice, & Care of the Dying / Michael Eisman & Timothy E. Quill --
VI. Teaching Behavioral Medicine in Medical Settings --
Education for Competencies in the Social & Behavioral Sciences / Debra K. Litzelman, Eric S. Holmboe, & Thomas S. Inui --
Professionalism / Richard M. Frankel --
Connections & Boundaries in Clinical Practice / Sarah Williams & Richard M. Frankel --
Training of International Medical Graduates / H. Russell Searight, Jennifer Gafford, & Vishnu Mohan --
Trainee Well-being / John F. Christensen & Mitchell D. Feldman.
Series Title: McGraw Hill professional.
Responsibility: edited by Mitchell D. Feldman, John F. Christensen.


Offers coverage of behavioral and interactional issues that occur between provider and patient in everyday clinical practice. This book helps you learn how to deliver bad news, how to conduct an  Read more...
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