Abnormal Illness Behaviour

Author: Issy Pilowsky

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  • ISBN: 9780471965732
  • Author: Issy Pilowsky
  • Publ Date: 1997-01-30
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 278
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 5973

Table of Contents :

Historical Background and the Classification of Abnormal Illness Behaviour. Illness Behaviour. Abnormal Illness Behaviour: Definition. Cultural Issues and Abnormal Illness Behaviour. Assessment of Abnormal Illness Behaviour. General Principles in the Practical Management of AIB. A Theoretical Orientation. Controversial Presentations of AIB. Approaches to Treatment. Syndrome-Related Treatment Approaches. The Measurement of Illness Behaviour. Abnormal Illness Behaviour: "A Dangerous Idea." References. Index.

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This book addresses the problem of the widespread misunderstanding and confusion in the medical profession about patients with abnormal illness behavior. It provides a general introduction to the early recognition and management of abnormal illness behavior and offers medical, nursing, and mental health care professionals the skills to identity abnormal illness behavior in their patients, provide appropriate psychological care and recognize when to recommend specialist psychiatric help.


 

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