The Patient - Leigh, Hoyle; Reiser, Morton F.
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This revised and updated edition incorporates new developments that have emerged since the publication of the second edition in 1985.

Produktbeschreibung
This revised and updated edition incorporates new developments that have emerged since the publication of the second edition in 1985.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin
  • 3rd ed.
  • Seitenzahl: 532
  • Erscheinungstermin: 31. Mai 1992
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 155mm x 34mm
  • Gewicht: 921g
  • ISBN-13: 9780306441424
  • ISBN-10: 030644142X
  • Artikelnr.: 21938987
Inhaltsangabe
On Becoming a Patient: Illness and Help-Seeking Behavior. The Sick Role. Expectations in the Consulting Room. On Being a Patient: Anxiety. Psychological Defense Mechanisms. Depression, Mania, and Suicide. Psychosis. Confusion, Delirium, and Dementia. Pain. Substance Abuse. Sleep and Dreaming. On Assessing a Patient: Approach to a Patient. Current Context. Recent Context. Background Context. On Managing a Patient: The Case of the Sick Tarzan. The Doctor-Patient Relationship. The Patient's Personality. The Hospitalized Patient. Therapeutic Dimensions. Drugs that Affect Behavior. Some Illustrative Patients. Summary and Perspectives. Index.

'I. On Becoming a Patient: Psychosocial Considerations.- 1. Illness and Help-Seeking Behavior.- Concepts and Definitions: Help-Seeking Behavior and Illness Behavior.- Factors Influencing Help-Seeking Behavior.- Factors Affecting Perception of a Symptom.- Demographic Factors.- The Role of Stress.- The Role of Previous Experience ("Priming Factors").- Taxonomy of Medical Help-Seeking Behavior.- Summary.- Implications.- For the Patient.- For the Physician.- For the Community and Health Care System.- Recommended Reading.- References.- 2. The Sick Role.- Sick Role Expectations.- Sick Role Performance by Patients.- Summary.- Implications.- For the Patient.- For the Physician.- For the Community and Health Care System.- Recommended Reading.- References.- 3. Expectations in the Consulting Room.- Relief from Distress.- Communication of Information.- Effect of Priming Factors on Expectations.- The Physician's Covert Expectations.- Society's Expectations about the Physician-The "Doctor Role".- Technical Competence.- Universalism of the Medical Role.- Functional Specificity.- Affective Neutrality.- The Physician's Collectivity Orientation.- Summary.- Implications.- For the Patient.- For the Physician.- For the Community and Health Care System.- Recommended Reading.- References.- II. On Being a Patient: Psychophysiologic Considerations.- 4. Anxiety.- Phenomenology of Anxiety.- Theories of Anxiety and Emotions.- Learning Theory Model.- Psychoanalytic Signal Theory of Anxiety.- Physiology of Anxiety.- Brain Mechanisms of Anxiety.- Central Neurochemistry of Anxiety.- Function of Anxiety.- Disregulation of Anxiety.- Fainting.- Hyperventilation Syndrome.- Stress-Related Disorders.- Classification of Anxiety Disregulation Syndromes.- Evaluation of Anxiety.- Contexts of Anxiety.- Differential Diagnosis of Anxiety States.- Management of Anxiety.- Summary.- Implications.- For the Patient.- For the Physician.- For the Community and Health Care System.- Recommended Reading.- References.- 5. Psychological Defense Mechanisms.- Distress, Anxiety, and Defense Mechanisms.- Classification of Defense Mechanisms.- Defenses Listed According to Their Main Subsystem Effects.- Illustrations of Defense Mechanisms as They May Be Encountered in Medical Practice.- Defense Mechanisms That Manifest Their Main Effects in the Input Subsystem.- Defense Mechanisms That Manifest Their Main Effects in the Internal Processing Subsystem.- Defense Mechanisms That Manifest Their Main Effects in the Output (Action) Subsystem.- Defense Mechanisms Whose Main Effects Are More Evenly Distributed in All the Subsystems by Affecting the Decider or Executive Subsystem Itself.- Defense Mechanisms, Anxiety, Character, and Coping Styles.- Summary.- Implications.- For the Patient.- For the Physician.- For the Community and Health Care System.- Recommended Reading.- References.- 6. Depression.- Affect, Mood, and Depression.- Phenomenology of Depression and the Depressive and Manic Syndromes.- Separation, Bereavement, and Grief.- Phenomenology.- Course.- Pathological Grief Reactions.- Separation in Children.- Separation in Infant Monkeys.- Significance of Bereavement and Depression.- Function of Depression.- Brain Mechanisms of Depression.- Biogenic Amines.- Acetylcholine.- Other Putative Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators.- Intracellular Sodium.- Psychological Aspects.- A Hypothetical Integrated Model.- Physiology and Endocrinology of Depression.- Neuroendocrinology.- Physiologic Signs of Depression (Depressive Syndrome).- Evaluation of Depression.- Physical Symptoms in Depressive Syndrome Associated with Major Affective Disorders.- Evaluation of Suicidal Potential.- Risk Factors.- Suicidal Attempt.- Evaluation of Suicidal Attempt.- Management of Depression.- Summary.- Implications.- For the Patient.- For the Physician.- For the Community and Health Care System.- Recommended Reading.- Refere
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From a review of the second edition: `This well-written book...[presents] medical and behavioral science information that is both clear and compelling....it is both scholarly and readable.'
Annals of Internal Medicine