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Understanding Human Behavior

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ISBN-10: 1401825710

ISBN-13: 9781401825713

Edition: 7th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Mary Elizabeth Milliken

List price: $225.95
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This text is designed to present basic psychological concepts in a format appropriate for all allied health learners. The book provides numerous examples and activities that help learners understand the behavior of others. It also includes exercises to encourage learners to study their own behavior.
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Book details

List price: $225.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 3/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Mary Elizabeth Milliken, B.S.N., M.S., Ed.D., is a graduate of Duke University School of Nursing. Her graduate study at North Carolina State University at Raleigh concentrated on both education and psychology. She has practiced nursing in a variety of settings, served as instructor, then coordinator, of a practical nursing education program, was curriculum specialist for health occupations in the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges, and has been a consultant on curriculum and effective teaching. From 1971 to 1987, she served as Coordinator of Health Occupations Teacher Education at The University of Georgia in Athens. Dr. Milliken has followed the emerging holistic health…    

On Becoming a Health Care Provider
Challenges and Responsibilities of Health Care Providers
The Philosophy of Individual Worth
Striving for Self-Understanding
Striving to Understand Human Behavior
Influences on Behavior
Physical Needs
The Need for Self-Approval
The Need for Acceptance
Emotions and Behavior
Adjustment and Patterns of behavior
Behavior and Problems in Living
Common Threats to Adjustment
Effects of Traumatic Events
Defense Mechanisms
Inner Conflict
Frustration and Behavior
Striving to Become and Effective Health Care Provider
Effects of Illness on Behavior
Coping with Patient behavior
Human Relations and the Health Care Provider
Practicing Effective Communication
Observing Nonverbal Behavior
Verbal Communication
Coping with Loss
Gains and Losses throughout the Life Span
Death: Changing Attitudes and Practices
Grief and Bereavement
Caring for the Dying Person
Trends in Health Care
Health Care through the Ages
What is Healing? Who is the Healer
Broadening Your View of Health Care
Managing Stress with Relaxation/Meditation