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AuthorKrug, Ronald S. author
TitleBehavioral Sciences [electronic resource] / by Ronald S. Krug, Alvah R. Cass
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1995
Edition Fourth Edition
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Descript XIII, 311 p. 9 illus. online resource


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Section One: Review of Basics of Human Behavior -- I. Assumptions -- II. Definitions and Concepts -- III. Affect and Emotional States -- IV. Memory -- V. Consciousness -- VI. Orientation -- VII. Perception -- VIII. Thinking -- IX. Learning -- X. Intelligence, and Aging Effects -- XI. Growth and Development -- XII. Neurophysiologic Considerations -- XIII. Neurotransmitters and Behavior Correlates -- XIV. Selected Psychophysiologic Topics -- Examination Questions and Answers -- Section Two: Theories, Psychosocial Issues -- I. Theories -- II. Sexuality -- III. Substance Abuse -- IV. Alcoholism -- V. Aging -- VI. Death and Dying/Grief and Bereavement -- VII. Attitudes -- VIII. Prejudice -- IX. Subculture Parameters -- X. Psychological Assessment -- XI. Divorce -- XII. Suicide, Homicide, and Other Forms of Violence -- XIII. Social Stress and Physical Concomitants -- XIV. Ethics and Moral Stances in the Practice of Medicine -- Examination Questions and Answers -- Section Three: Psychopathology -- I. Assumptions and Rationale -- II. Defense Mechanisms -- III. Differential Diagnosis Flow Chart -- IV. Major Categories of Psychopathology -- V. Cross Theoretical Comparisons -- VI. Special Problems of Children -- VII. Incidence/Prevalence Statistics of Emotional Illness -- Examination Questions and Answers -- Section Four: Diagnosis and Intervention -- I. Mental Status Examination, Interviewing and Compliance -- II. Major Treatment Modalities -- III. Group Methods -- IV. Environmental Manipulations -- V. Medical Legal Issues -- Examination Questions and Answers -- Section Five: Introduction to Health Care Systems -- I. Introduction -- II. The Health of the Nation -- III. Health Care Work Force -- VI. Ambulatory Care: Traditional Models -- V. Ambulatory Care: Alternative Models -- VI. Institutions for Health Care -- VII. Financing Patient Care -- VIII. Regulation and Quality Assurance -- IX. Comparative Models of Health Care Systems -- X Final Comments -- XI. Selected Bibliography -- Examination Questions and Answers

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