The Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Practice of Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780409951400, 9781483182902

The Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Practice of Medicine

1st Edition

The Psychiatric Foundations of Medicine

Editors: George U. Balis Leon Wurmser Ellen McDaniel
eBook ISBN: 9781483182902
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1978
Page Count: 848
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The Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Practice of Medicine: The Psychiatric Foundations of Medicine compiles the contributions of all disciplines that are relevant to the behavioral, psychological, social, and humanistic aspects of medicine, including the contributions of clinical psychiatry that constitute an integral part of the healing art and science of medicine. This book consists of seven parts. Parts I and II deal with the cross-sectional dimensions of the infraorganismic, organismic, and supraorganismic organization of behavior. The biological substrates of behavior, emotions, cognitive functions, and psychodynamic views of personality are also elaborated. The contributions of behavioral and social science to the practice of medicine are presented in Parts III to VII. This publication is specifically written for medical students and physicians.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Behavioral and Social Science I Organismic-Psychological Dimensions of Behavior 1 Biological Correlates of Behavior 2 Emotions 3 Learning Theories: Operant Paradigm 4 Learning Theories: Pavlovian Paradigm 5 Perception 6 The Psychodynamic View of Human Behavior II Social Dimensions of Behavior 7 Communicational Aspects of Behavior 8 Interpersonal Aspects of Behavior 9 Social Aspects of Behavior 10 Cultural Aspects of Behavior 11 Family 12 Social Organizations 13 A Systems Theory Approach to Understanding Behavior Behavioral and Social Science Contributions to the Practice of Medicine III The Doctor-Patient Relationship 14 Contractual Aspects of the Doctor-Patient Relationship 15 Psychodynamic Aspects of the Doctor-Patient Relationship 16 Interpersonal Aspects of the Doctor-Patient Relationship 17 Placebogenic Aspects of the Doctor-Patient Relationship 18 Compliance in Health-Seeking Behavior IV Patient Interviewing 19 Review of Interview Research 20 Basic Principles of Interviewing 21 Medical Interviewing Techniques 22 Psychiatric Interviewing Techniques V The Patient and Society 23 Social Factors Affecting Health, Illness, and Treatment 24 Social Institutions and the Organization and Delivery of Health Care 25 Organization and Delivery of Mental Health Services 26 Legislation and Health Care in the United States 27 Unmet Needs and Future Directions VI The Physician and Society 28 Values and Ethics in Medicine 29 Professional Accountability and Peer Review 30 Emotional Problems of the Physician and Medical Student VII Man and Society 31 The Psychology of Women


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George U. Balis

Leon Wurmser

Ellen McDaniel

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