Behavioural Sciences in Medical Practice

by Manju Mehta

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.


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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Mehta Manju All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Email:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
AIIMS, New Delhi
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
ISBN 9788184486292
Speciality Psychiatry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10091
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2009
Pages 268
Book Type Textbook


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