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20 Commom Problems Behavioral Health

20 Commom Problems Behavioral Health - 02 edition

20 Commom Problems Behavioral Health - 02 edition

ISBN13: 9780070164383

ISBN10: 007016438X

20 Commom Problems Behavioral Health by Frank  V. III DeGruy, Elizabeth W. Staton Staton and W. Perry Dickinson - ISBN 9780070164383
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
20 Commom Problems Behavioral Health by Frank  V. III DeGruy, Elizabeth W. Staton Staton and W. Perry Dickinson - ISBN 9780070164383

ISBN13: 9780070164383

ISBN10: 007016438X

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* Provides guidance on behavioral issues for primary care clinicians
* Best available evidence-based, solutions-oriented guide to the patient issues you face daily
* Clear answers on families with parenting and developmental issues, and children and adolescents with behavioral problems
* Ways to ease patients¿ reactions to illness and assist in changing behaviors that prolong, perpetuate, or exacerbate their distress
* Effective ways to help patients modify behaviors that increase their risk for illness and disease
* Useful, current answers on complex issues such as sexual problems and eating disorders
* Identifying and treating cases of abuse and violence
* Strategies for caring for patients you find difficult, overcoming patient resistance, and encouraging therapeutic cooperation
* Realistic guidelines on helping with end-of-life, loss, and grief issues
* Evidence-based help with explicit psychological symptoms and syndromes, including anxiety, panic, post-traumatic stress disorder, and somatoform symptoms
* What every clinician needs to know about managing depression as a chronic disease
* Tips that can make the partnership between you and your patients more comfortable and easy every day
Other titles in the 20 Common Problems series include Dermatology, End of Life, Ethics, Pediatrics, Preventive Health, Primary Care, Surgery, Urology, and Women's Health Care.

Author Bio

Dickinson, W. Perry : University of Colorado-Denver

Staton, Elizabeth W. : University of Colorado-Denver

Degruy, Frank Verloin III : University of Colorado-Denver

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Family Problems

Parenting and Problems that Occur During Normal Childhood Development

Behavioral Problems in Childhood and Adolescence

Stress in Primary Care Patients

Reactions to Illness

Violence and Abuse

Sexual Problems

Identifying and Changing Health Risk Behaviors

Problem Drinking and Tobacco Abuse

Loss and Grief

The End of Life

Difficult Patients


Eating and Weight Disorders

Unexplained Physical Symptoms and the Somatoform Disorders


Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Panic Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndromes

Mental Symptoms