20 Common Problems in Behavioral Health by Iii, Frank Verloin Degruy20 Common Problems in Behavioral Health by Iii, Frank Verloin Degruy

20 Common Problems in Behavioral Health

byIii, Frank Verloin Degruy

Paperback | January 8, 2002

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* Provides guidance on behavioral issues for primary care clinicians
* Best available evidence-based, solutions-oriented guide to the patient issues you face daily
* Clear answers on families with parenting and developmental issues, and children and adolescents with behavioral problems
* Ways to ease patients¿ reactions to illness and assist in changing behaviors that prolong, perpetuate, or exacerbate their distress
* Effective ways to help patients modify behaviors that increase their risk for illness and disease
* Useful, current answers on complex issues such as sexual problems and eating disorders
* Identifying and treating cases of abuse and violence
* Strategies for caring for patients you find difficult, overcoming patient resistance, and encouraging therapeutic cooperation
* Realistic guidelines on helping with end-of-life, loss, and grief issues
* Evidence-based help with explicit psychological symptoms and syndromes, including anxiety, panic, post-traumatic stress disorder, and somatoform symptoms
* What every clinician needs to know about managing depression as a chronic disease
* Tips that can make the partnership between you and your patients more comfortable and easy every day

Other titles in the 20 Common Problems series include Dermatology, End of Life, Ethics, Pediatrics, Preventive Health, Primary Care, Surgery, Urology, and Women's Health Care.

FRANK VERLOIN DEGRUY III, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver Colorado W. PERRY DICKINSON, MD, Professor of Family Medicine and Director of Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado ELIZABETH W. STA...
Title:20 Common Problems in Behavioral HealthFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 8, 2002Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007016438X

ISBN - 13:9780070164383

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Table of Contents

Family Problems

Parenting and Problems that Occur During Normal Childhood Development

Behavioral Problems in Childhood and Adolescence

Stress in Primary Care Patients

Reactions to Illness

Violence and Abuse

Sexual Problems

Identifying and Changing Health Risk Behaviors

Problem Drinking and Tobacco Abuse

Loss and Grief

The End of Life

Difficult Patients


Eating and Weight Disorders

Unexplained Physical Symptoms and the Somatoform Disorders


Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Panic Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndromes

Mental Symptoms

Editorial Reviews

"This is a well-organized, understandable, and practical book for healthcare practitioners in primary care in addition to being a good reference for specialty physicians. In an era of increasing value placed on mental health, this book is a welcome addition to the current body of literature. In addition, its empathic approach is a valuable tool in helping clinicians understand these very common problems and issues.""5 stars"