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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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Marshall has received initial accreditation to move forward with two fellowships, both of which are in the department of psychiatry and behavioral medicine.
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