Behavioral Medicine Notes for FINAL

Behavioral Medicine Notes for FINAL - 11/3/09 Announcements...

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Unformatted text preview: 11/3/09 Announcements Test score data will be released later Exam viewing form passed around- viewing times today and Thursday Everyone did well on health care issue section of test; if you didnt do well on that question reassess time you are spending on this class Application of intervention questions for a person with alcoholism- example of question that requires memorization and application o More of these types of questions on final o Know basic concepts and then take it to the next level Question disappointed in: 3 preventative approaches o Medical, behavioral influence, and environmental measure o Specifically in class she told everyone it would be on test Matt cannot change scores; only can take concerns Thursday- quiz over Brenner at 9:30AM SHARP! o On website Reading focus area for this week will be posted after the quiz on Thursday Psychological Factors in Health and Illness Lecture C. Need to assess D. Never should be considered normal and ignored But you shouldnt over pathologize well either If they are coping well, then maybe they are Tricky issue, not so obvious Training, supervision, and experience helps tease out if client is in need of intervention or not Not a clear yes or not, may be in between E. Physical illnesses may present with psychological symptoms Last time we talked about this with demographics- with women, its all in your head Its tricky because it could look like depression but its a physical illness Or a person can have stomach aches but actually be really depressed Depressive o Thyroid disorders o Epilepsy o Multiple sclerosis o Lupus Biopsychosocial model- multidisciplinary team approach is important and should happen more often Great to have collaboration In our system, its not as easy as that, especially on an out-patient basis If person presents with depression, ask the last time they had a physical, ask if they have been diagnosed with these things May work with them as if it is just depression but in the meantime, make sure we dont have other issue going on by doing a physical in tandem Some havent had physical in a long time; adults dont do yearly physical Depression can be another reason to go see physician to do basic tests Anxiety symptoms o Thyroid disorders Simple blood test o Seizure disorders Epilepsy o Hypoglycemia Low blood sugar If they are irritable or cranky, then ask about their eating pattern Maybe if you dietary changes youll feel better, can be...
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course PSY BEH 136H taught by Professor Heinz during the Fall '09 term at UC Irvine.

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Behavioral Medicine Notes for FINAL - 11/3/09 Announcements...

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