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Psychology for medicine

Author: Susan Ayers; Richard De Visser
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first-of-its-kind, comprehensive textbook covers all the psychology an undergraduate medical student needs to know. The authors show the importance of applied psychological theory and evidence to medicine, and offer enough depth on the subject to span an entire degree.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Ayers; Richard De Visser
ISBN: 9781412946919 1412946913
OCLC Number: 651913621
Description: xiv, 530 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Psychology and medicine --
Psychology and health --
Motivation, emotion, and health --
Stress and health --
Symptoms and illness --
Health and behaviour --
Chronic illness, death, and dying --
Basic foundations of psychology --
Brain and behaviour --
Psychosocial development across the lifespan --
Social psychology --
Learning, perception, and memory --
Body systems --
Immunity and protection --
Cardiovascular and respiratory --
Gastrointestinal --
Reproduction and endocrinology --
Genitourinary medicine --
Psychiatry and neurology --
Healthcare practice --
Evidence-based medicine --
Clinical interviewing --
Psychological intervention.
Responsibility: Susan Ayers and Richard de Visser.

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At last, a good comprehensive textbook on psychology for medical students. I'll be sure to recommend this to my students. -- Katie Lock??? It's a great textbook, the application to Medicine is nicely Read more...

 
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