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A successful effort to bridge the gap between clinical medicine and the concepts and methods of both physiologic and therapeutic psychology. Opens with a broad look at the psychology of stages of life and proceeds to topics including the psychology of pain, psychosomatic disorders, sleep, and others. In the middle section on assessment, the chapter on communication and interviewing is notably pertinent to internal medicine. The closing chapters give overviews of the major types of therapy: the psychoanalytic approach; client-centered therapy; behavior therapy; hypnosis; biofeedback; and self-control. Extensive glossary of terms current in psychology but likely to be unfamiliar to
Clinical Psychology and Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:533. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-4-533_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(4):533.
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