• Behavioral Medicine Made Ridiculously Simple
  • Behavioral Medicine Made Ridiculously Simple
  • Behavioral Medicine Made Ridiculously Simple - MedMaster
  • Behavioral Medicine Made Ridiculously Simple - MedMaster

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Behavioral Medicine Made Ridiculously Simple

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A practical, compassionate, and humorous look at behavioral/psychological strategies in caring for patients. Covers stress, chronic pain, depression, suicide, alcoholism, drug abuse, sleep disorders, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and developmental stages of life.

Frank C. Seitz, PH.D.
Private practice in psychology; Adjunct Professor of Medical Science, Montana State University, Univ of Washington School of Medicine.


Pages: 140

Publication: Edition 1 (February 1, 1997)

Language: English

ISBN: 9780940780293 eISBN: 9781935660910

Table of contents

Section I: Overview, Models, and Mechanisms of Intervention

Chapter 1. Introduction: To Doctors Who Want To Be Healers

Chapter 2. The Biopsychosocial Model of Health Care: More Than Just a Bag of Bones

Chapter 3. Learning Principles: The "Guts" of Behavioral Medicine

Chapter 4. Psychodynamic Psychology: Black Boxes and Band-aids

Chapter 5. Doctor-Patient Communication: Healing Words

Chapter 6. Medical Care and the Family: The Myth of the Marlboro Man

Section II: Clinical Problems

Chapter 7. Stress, Fear and Illness: Tigers, Caves and Coping

Chapter 8. Chronic Pain: When the Medicine Chest Fails

Chapter 9. Depression: A Car Without Gas and Nowhere to Go

Chapter 10. Suicide: "Oh God, Is There No One to Listen?"

Chapter 11. Alcoholism: The Power of Poison

Chapter 12. Drug Abuse: The "Highs" That Bind

Chapter 13. Disorders of Sleep: Cortical Cobwebs and Calamities

Chapter 14. The Tragedies of Domestic Violence: Broken Hearts

Chapter 15. Sexual Abuse: The Intimate Wound

Section III: Developmental Stages

Chapter 16. Infancy: Welcome to Our Planet

Chapter 17. Childhood: The Wonder Years

Chapter 18. Adolescence: Taming the Tasmanian Devil

Chapter 19. Young Adulthood: Stretching for the Brass Ring

Chapter 20. Middle Age: "#@*&%$!!@#!*&%!"

Chapter 21. Old Age: Going Gently into that Good Night

Chapter 22. Dying and Death: The Cocoon and the Butterfly


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