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BRS Behavioral Science

ISBN-10: 0781757274

ISBN-13: 9780781757270

Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Barbara Fadem

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The Fourth Edition of BRS Behavioral Science embodies the popular BRS format of succinct outline review of content followed by USMLE-style questions with explanations. The overall content and questions have been updated to reflect the evolving nature of the USMLE.
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
The Beginning of Life: Pregnancy Through Preschool
Childbirth and the Postpartum Period
Infancy: Birth to 15 Months
The Toddler Years: 15 Months to 2 1/2 Years
The Preschool Child: 3 to 6 Years
Review Test
School Age, Adolescence, Special Issues of Development, and Adulthood
Latency or School Age: 7-11 Years
Adolescence: 11-20 Years
Special Issues in Child Development
Early Adulthood: 20-40 Years
Middle Adulthood: 40-65 Years
Review Test
Aging, Death, and Bereavement
Aging
Stages of Dying and Death
Bereavement (Normal Grief) Versus Depression (Abnormal Grief)
Review Test
Genetics, Anatomy, and Biochemistry of Behavior
Behavioral Genetics
Behavioral Neuroanatomy
Neurotransmission
Biogenic Amines
Amino Acid Neurotransmitters
Neuropeptides
Review Test
Biological Assessment of Patients with Psychiatric Symptoms
Overview
Measurement of Biogenic Amines and Psychotropic Drugs
Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST)
Tests of Endocrine Function
Neuroimaging and Electroencephalogram (EEG) Studies
Neuropsychological Tests
Other Tests
Review Test
Psychoanalytic Theory
Overview
Freud's Theories of the Mind
Defense Mechanisms
Transference Reactions
Review Test
Learning Theory
Overview
Habituation and Sensitization
Classical Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Review Test
Clinical Assessment of Intelligence, Personality, and Achievement
Overview of Psychological Testing
Intelligence Tests
Achievement Tests
Personality Tests
Psychiatric Evaluation of the Patient with Emotional Symptoms
Review Test
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse, Definitions, Epidemiology, and Demographics
Stimulants
Sedatives
Opioids
Hallucinogens and Related Agents
Clinical Features of Substance Abuse
Treatment
Review Test
Normal Sleep and Sleep Disorders
Normal Sleep
Classification of Sleep Disorders
Insomnia
Breathing-Related Sleep Disorder (Sleep Apnea)
Narcolepsy
Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Review Test
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia
Other Psychotic Disorders
Review Test
Mood Disorders
Overview
Classification of Mood Disorders
Etiology
Treatment
Review Test
Anxiety, Somatoform and Factitious Disorders, and Malingering
Anxiety Disorders
Somatoform Disorders
Factitious Disorder (Formerly Munchausen Syndrome), Factitious Disorder by Proxy, and Malingering
Review Test
Other Psychiatric Disorders
Cognitive Disorders
Personality Disorders (PDs)
Dissociative Disorders
Obesity and Eating Disorders
Review Test
Psychiatric Disorders in Children
Pervasive Developmental Disorders of Childhood
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Disruptive Behavior Disorders of Childhood
Other Disorders of Childhood
Review Test
Biologic Therapies: Psychopharmacology and Electroconvulsive Therapy
Overview
Antipsychotic Agents
Antidepressant Agents
Mood Stabilizers: Agents Used to Treat Bipolar Disorder
Antianxiety Agents
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Review Test
Psychological Therapies
Psychoanalysis and Related Therapies
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
Other Therapies
Review Test
The Family, Culture, and Illness
Overview of the Family
Demographics and Current Trends
Culture in the United States
Minority Subcultures
Americans of European Descent
Review Test
Sexuality
Sexual Development
The Biology of Sexuality in Adults
Sexual Dysfunction
Paraphilias
Illness, Injury, and Sexuality
Aging and Sexuality
Drugs and Sexuality
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexuality
Review Test
Aggression and Abuse
Aggression
Abuse and Neglect of Children and the Elderly
Physical and Sexual Abuse of Domestic Partners
The Role of the Physician in Suspected Child, Elder, and Domestic Partner Abuse
Sexual Aggression: Rape and Related Crimes
Review Test
The Physician-Patient Relationship
Medical Practice
Compliance/Adherence
The Clinical Interview
Review Test
Psychosomatic Medicine
Stress and Health
Psychological Stress in Hospitalized Patients
Patients with Chronic Pain
Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Review Test
Legal and Ethical Issues in Medicine
Legal Competence
Informed Consent
Confidentiality
Reportable Illnesses
Ethical Issues in HIV Infection
Involuntary and Voluntary Psychiatric Hospitalization
Advance Directives
Death and Euthanasia
Medical Malpractice
Impaired Physicians
Answering USMLE Legal and Ethical Issues Questions
Review Test
Health Care in the United States
Health Care Delivery Systems
Costs of Health Care
Payment for Health Care: Health Insurance
Demographics of Health
Review Test
Epidemiology
Epidemiology: Incidence and Prevalence
Research Study Design
Quantifying Risk
Bias, Reliability, and Validity
Clinical Probability and Attack Rate
Review Test
Statistical Analyses
Elements of Statistical Analyses
Hypothesis Testing
Specific Statistical Tests
Review Test
Comprehensive Examination
Index