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behavioral medicine

n.
The prevention and treatment of illness by the application of psychological and behavioral therapies such as behavior modification, biofeedback, relaxation training, and hypnosis.
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The Ageing and Dementia Research Group (ADRG) comprises faculty members from Food Science and Nutrition, the Department of Behavioural Medicine, Medicine -- Neurology Unit and Pathology from SQU and the Department of Pharmacology, Oman Assistant Pharmacy Institute, MOH.
It will be led by Guy Taylor, doctoral researcher for the Behavioural Medicine Group.
Consider a person who usually comes home alone after school and eats out of boredom," said Dr Sarah-Jeanne Salvy, assistant professor of pediatrics in the University at Buffalo's Division of Behavioural Medicine and first author on the study.
The studies are to be presented at the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine annual conference.
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