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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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Burg presents an introduction to and primer for the clinical practice of cardiovascular behavioral medicine and behavioral cardiology for advanced students and mental health professionals who are new to this specialty.
130 specialists in behavioral medicine, autistic parents of autism children, psychologists working in health institutions in the Governorate of Dhofar, as well as experts and specialists from the MayInstitute for Autism in the United States of America.
Common mental health conditions, such as depression, were often the primary focus of provider attention, with less consistent emphasis on behavioral medicine concerns.
Alex Padilla, ARNP, CARN AP, CRNI, started in July as the clinic's second family psychiatric nurse practitioner and is seeing patients in the Behavioral Medicine department in Wenatchee.
The intervention point in the model with respect to modifiable risk factors is effective stress management and improved coping skills using behavioral medicine interventions (cognitive restructuring, relaxation training, activity-relaxation cycles, behavioral activation).
The WVU School of Medicine has chosen one of its own faculty members to serve as the chair of the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry.
The award is given for outstanding work in translating or extending behavioral medicine from research into practical application, dissemination, or implementation.
Aside from relieving stress, spending time with your pet also helps lower your blood pressure, says Julia Vormbrock and John Grossberg in a 1988 study published in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine.
Tenders are invited for Fire Sprinkler System Repairs Center for Behavioral Medicine, Kansas City.
The present paper then makes a proposal regarding the activities that must be followed by behavioral health scientists and practitioners in order to implement the five steps suggested in the evidencebased behavioral medicine research literature.
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