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Behavioral Medicine

  • Anthony J. Goreczny
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Abstract

Behavioral medicine is an interdisciplinary field composed of individuals representing psychology, nursing, psychiatry, audiology, pharmacy, medicine, social work, epidemiology, dentistry, and many other fields. Within medicine, nearly every specialty area has the potential to benefit from techniques available to the behavioral medicine specialist. Specialty areas, such as cardiology, neurology, surgery, and oncology, have accepted the role that behavioral medicine practitioners play in the overall management of their patients.

Keywords

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Sexual Dysfunction Behavioral Medicine Migraine Headache Chronic Pain Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony J. Goreczny
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  1. 1.Highland Drive VA Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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