Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine: An Illustrated Colour Text
Churchill Livingstone, 2004 - Medical - 179 pages
This unique reference offers an integrated "behavioural science" approach to psychology and sociology as they relate to medicine. The 2nd Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect all of today's trends, as well as suggestions from student readers. Each single topic is presented on double-page spread with a short case study followed by the appropriate clinical examination, diagnostic procedure, treatment, and prognosis. A wealth of illustrations, photographs, algorithms, radiological images, and summary boxes make the content exceptionally easy to grasp.
Features case studies and "Stop/Think" boxes to encou>age critical thinking.
Uses illustrations and photographs to bring the text to life.
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