behavioral medicine

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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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Hamed Al Sinawi, senior consultant, old age psychiatry and assistant Head of Department for Behavioural Medicine at the SQU Hospital.
It will be led by Guy Taylor, doctoral researcher for the Behavioural Medicine Group.
Frances Quirk, associate professor in health psychology and behavioural medicine at James Cook University in Queensland, said it was well known that older men became more deluded about their dating market value and more demanding of potential partners.
The studies are to be presented at the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine annual conference.
The Fox Army Medical Centre provides health care services, including outpatient care in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Behavioural Medicine and Preventive Medicine to a population of around 60,000 people in the Tennessee Valley Area, as well as a pharmacy service and limited laboratory and radiology diagnostic services.
Westminster is also branching out into retirement housing management and diagnostic and behavioural medicine.
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