Behavioural Sciences in Medical Practice

- A patient is affected by psycho-social and cultural factors which influence behavioural aspects - In medical practice, a study of factors that impact upon the lifestyle related illness such as cardiovascular diseases, cancers, trauma and chronic degenerative disorders necessitates to equate the medicine with the study of pathophysiology as the genesis of such diseases is found in the behavioural aspects of medicine - This book endeavours to provide a well structured study material with efficient learning and communication skills to understand core psychological processes that determine human behaviour from birth to death - Also provides information to deal with difficult situations like dying patients, breaking news of death to the family members and to understand the bereavement process