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Abnormal Illness Behaviour

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ISBN-10: 0471965731

ISBN-13: 9780471965732

Edition: 1st 1997

Authors: Issy Pilowsky

List price: $255.00
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Description:

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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Book details

List price: $255.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/4/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
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