Psychology for Medicine

Psychology for Medicine

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Based on a course of lectures given to medical students in Cambridge, emphasizes the relevance of psychology to medicine using illustrations from laboratory and clinical studies. The editors, both psychologists, try to avoid the traditional textbook approach and aim to offer a lively grounding in psychological principles by means of a broad but integrated approach with numerous cross references. Medical students, including those at postgraduate teaching centres and psychiatric hospitals, should find this book useful, as should qualified doctors wanting to specialize in pyschiatry and studying for the MRCPsych.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 155 x 234mm | 414g
  • Hodder Arnold
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • half-tones, line drawings, tables
  • 0713145439
  • 9780713145434

Table of contents

Psychology as a basic science for medicine, S. Monsell et al; perception - vision, hearing and pain, B.C.J. Moore & J. Atkinson; limitation of memory and cognitive performance, S. Monsell; the development of social relationships in infancy and childhood, M.P.M. Richards; cognitive development in infancy and childhood, D. Frye; intelligence and reasoning, N.J. Mackintosh; clinical neurophysiology, R. McCarthy; emotion and conditioning, T.W. Robbins; psychological models of psychopathology, J.M.G. Williams; psychological antecedents and consequences of physical illness, P.J. Cooper; psychological contribution to the treatment of medical patients, F.N. Watts.
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