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Clinical behavioral medicine : some concepts and procedures

This book is an effort to integrate some clinical observations, theoretical concepts, and promising clinical procedures that relate psychological variables to physiological variables.
Print Book, English, ©1988
Plenum Press, New York, ©1988
XIX, 313 p. ; 23 cm
9780306427343, 0306427346
1. What Kinds of People Are at High Risk to Develop Chronic Stress-Related Symptoms?.- 2. Clinical Behavioral Medicine and Its Cutting Edges: Biofeedback, Behavior Therapy, and Hypnosis.- 3. Hypnosis: Scientific Status and Clinical Relevance.- 4. Crocks, Quacks, and Shrinks.- 5. What Is the Placebo Effect and How Does It Work?.- 6. Initial Patient Interview.- 7. Psychophysiological Role Induction or the Trojan Horse Procedure.- 8. The Diagnosis and Psychophysiological Management of Chronic Pain and Anxiety.- 9. High-Risk Profile: Assessment, Patient Feedback, and Therapy Planning.- 10. Self-Hypnosis and the Common Components of Other Stress-Reduction Techniques: A Theory.- Appendixes.- A. Problems with Hypnosis and Crucial Clinical Concepts.- B. Brief Procedures to Assess Hypnotic Ability and Attitude.- C. Unobtrusive Procedures.- Low Frontal EMG and Eyes Closed.- EEG Alpha Density and Hypnotic Ability.- The Conjugate Lateral Eye Movement Test.- Experience Inventories.- D. Wickram Experience Inventory.- E. Wickram's Modification of the Spiegel Hypnotic Induction Procedures.- F. Informal Clinical Testing for Hypnotic Ability with Test Suggestions.- G. Subjective Response Inquiry.- H. Wickramasekera's Diagnostic Interview for Headache.- I. Hypnotic Procedure to Reduce Headache Pain.- K. Background Questionnaire.- L. Behavioral Medicine Clinic and Stress Disorders Research Laboratory: Statement of Procedures.- M. Behavioral Medicine Clinic and Stress Disorders Research Laboratory: Assessment for Admission.- N. Psychophysiological Profile.- Selected Bibliography.