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Behavioural Sciences in Medical Practice

Manju Mehta

268 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd
- A patient is affected by psycho-social and cultural factors
which influence behavioural aspects
- In medical practice, a study of factors that impact upon
the lifestyle related illness such as cardiovascular
diseases, cancers, trauma and chronic degenerative
disorders necessitates to equate the medicine with the
study of pathophysiology as the genesis of such diseases
is found in the behavioural aspects of medicine
- This book endeavours to provide a well structured study
material with efficient learning and communication skills
to understand core psychological processes that
determine human behaviour from birth to death
- Also provides information to deal with difficult situations
like dying patients, breaking news of death to the family
members and to understand the bereavement process