Fadem, Barbara.

Behavioral science in medicine / Barbara Fadem. - 2nd ed. - Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012. - xiii, 350 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The beginning of life : pregnancy through preschool -- School age and adolescence -- The challenges of early and middle adulthood -- Aging, death, and bereavement -- Genetics, anatomy, and biochemistry of behavior -- Biological assessment of patients with psychiatric symptoms -- Sleep -- Psychodynamic factors in behavior -- Learning theory -- Psychological assessment of patients with behavioral symptoms -- Psychological therapies -- Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders -- Suicide -- Anxiety disorders and related disorders -- Somatoform disorders, factitious disorders, and malingering -- Obesity and eating disorders -- Cognitive and dissociative disorders -- Biological therapies -- Culture and illness -- Human sexuality -- Violence, impulse control disorders, and abuse -- Substance abuse -- Doctor-patient communication -- Psychosomatic medicine -- Ethical and legal issues in medicine -- Systems of health care delivery.

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Mental Disorders--diagnosis
Mental Disorders--therapy
Behavioral Medicine--methods

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