Behavioral Integrative Care: Treatments That Work in the by William T. O'Donohue, Michelle R. Byrd, Nicholas A.

By William T. O'Donohue, Michelle R. Byrd, Nicholas A. Cummings, Deborah A. Henderson

Built-in care is arguably the most vital advancements within the supply of overall healthiness care over the past few years. This new method of wellbeing and fitness care, approximately outlined because the provision of behavioral or psychological wellbeing and fitness care in a fashion that's extra coordinated with the first clinical healthcare atmosphere, has the concentrated aim of delivering a extra whole deal with the sufferer. This publication makes a speciality of 3 major content material parts. first of all, the therapy of mental difficulties within the context of basic therapy should be addressed in different chapters. Secondly, numerous chapters tackle co-morbid mental elements that play a key position within the powerful clinical administration of actual illnesses, both acute or power. ultimately, a number of chapters tackle concerns proper to the final perform of built-in care. This booklet is meant to increase and bridge the prevailing literatures of built-in care, behavioral drugs, consultation-liaison psychiatry, scientific fee offset, and healthcare economics, through offering a entire and present instruction manual of the medical protocols that would be utilized to the perform of built-in care.

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However, to our knowledge, no texts to date have provided guidelines on how to practice integrated care. That is the intention of this book. We have structured this book to provide specific examples of behavioral problems targeted in integrated care and guidelines for behavioral health providers in treating these problems, including conducting assessments and performing triage functions. This book is intended to extend and bridge the existing literatures of integrated care, behavioral medicine, consultation-liaison psychiatry, medical cost offset, and health-care economics.

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