Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Wedding, Danny; Stuber, Margaret L.
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing GmbH
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 95
A unique textbook, comprehensive and up-to-date, with a practical, clinical emphasis and a structure that is ideally suited for teaching behavioral sciences in the medical school classroom.
This new edition of one of the most popular and highly regarded texts on behavioral and social science in medicine has been fully revised and updated. It is structured to reflect the latest Institute of Medicine recommendations on the teaching of behavioral and social sciences in medicine.
Its 25 chapters are divided into five core domains: mind-body interactions in health and disease, patient behavior, the physician’s role and behavior, physician-patient interactions, social and cultural issues in health care along with health policy and economics.
Behavior and Medicine