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The Psychology Of Dental Care

Author : G.G. Kent
ISBN : 9781483141190
Genre : Medical
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The Psychology of Dental Care, Second Edition provides information pertinent to the sociological aspects of dentistry. This book discusses the needs of patients who require particular forms of care, thereby helping the general dental practitioner to deal with nervous patients and enhance communication skills. Organized into seven chapters, this edition begins with an overview of some of the problems that dentists encounter in managing patients. This text then explains the importance of preventive care in oral health, which includes both educational and motivational approaches. Other chapters provide suggestions for designing a preventive program that can be adapted for the use of individual patients. This book discusses as well the various ways of measuring pain, which is important for the understanding of psychological approaches to pain relief. The final chapter deals with the dentist's attitudes, behavior, and personality that are important for the understanding of dental care. This book is a valuable resource for dentists and psychologists.

Handbook Of Stress In The Occupations

Author : Janice Langan-Fox
ISBN : 9780857931153
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 25. 49 MB
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The Handbook of Stress in the Occupations sets a new agenda for stress research and gives fresh impetus to scholars who wish to focus on issues and problems associated with specific jobs, some of which have received little attention in the past. Written by researchers who are true experts in the field of each occupation, this comprehensive Handbook reviews stress in a wide range of jobs including transport, education, farming, fishing, oil rig drilling, finance, law enforcement, fire fighting, entrepreneurship, music, social services, prisons, sport, and health including surgery, internship, dentistry, nursing, paramedics, psychiatry and social work. Several occupations such as oil rig drilling are reviewed; these jobs have always been stressful but have received little attention by researchers, and only now receive more focus due to the Bay of Mexico accident. Other occupations demand more of our attention because there have been substantial technological changes in particular jobs, such as in dentistry, nursing, and surgery. This lucid and insightful compendium will be a source of inspiration for those in the helping professions and all those individuals working in the industries described in the book. More specifically, the Handbook will strongly appeal to human resource specialists, psychologists, occupational health and safety professionals, managers, nurses and therapists. Written in highly accessible language, it will also provide rich reading to lay audiences including job incumbents themselves, as well as specialists in industry and academia. Academics and postgraduate students of business, management, and psychology will find plenty of detailed information regarding stress associated with occupations.

Handbook Of Health Behavior Research Iv

Author : David S. Gochman
ISBN : 0306454467
Genre : Medical
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Volume 4 considers the importance of health behavior research in practical settings. Particularly notable are treatments of the "narrative approach", the taxonomy of health behavior, and the organization of health behavior knowledge. Each volume features extensive supplementary and integrative material prepared by the editor, the detailed index to the entire four-volume set, and a glossary of health behavior terminology.

Handbook Of Clinical Psychology In Medical Settings

Author : Christine M. Hunter
ISBN : 9780387098173
Genre : Medical
File Size : 34. 18 MB
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Growing recognition of the role of behavioral health in overall health, the rise of health psychology, the trend toward interdisciplinary medicine--any number of factors have made clinical psychology an integral part of integrative care. Its applicability to the range of specialties, populations, and levels of care adds to its increasing necessity in diverse healthcare settings. The Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings emphasizes evidence-based care and practical strategies for hands-on work with patients while illuminating the unique aspects of the practice of psychology within medical settings. Skills are examined in depth for more effective work with patients, more efficient teamwork with colleagues, and better functioning within medical settings, whether readers are involved in primary, secondary, or tertiary care or prevention. Chapters also focus on ethical, legal, and financial issues, as well as changes needed in training programs to ensure that the field keeps up with the evolution of care systems and service delivery. Included in the Handbook 's forward-looking coverage: Psychology and population health. Core competencies for success in medical settings. Evidence-based practice--and practice-based evidence. Marketing health psychology, both within and outside the medical setting. Competency for diverse populations. Plus chapters devoted to specific specialties and settings, from cardiology to women's health. Comprehensive yet highly readable, the Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings is a practice-building resource for health psychologists, clinical psychologists, and primary care physicians.

Handbook Of Clinical Psychology In Medical Settings

Author : Jerry J. Sweet
ISBN : 0306435500
Genre : Medical
File Size : 76. 70 MB
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Highlights the growth of the field (in terms of both roles and numbers) and the wide range of clinical and nonclinical services provided by psychologists in medical settings. The first half of the volume reviews the characteristics of the medical environment in general: the hospital itself, the poli

Handbook Of Orthognathic Treatment

Author : Ashraf Ayoub
ISBN : 9781118709498
Genre : Medical
File Size : 56. 75 MB
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This handbook provides a short, contemporary text on the management of dentofacial deformities. The importance of a well organised, inter-disciplinary approach is emphasised throughout and the following key areas are presented: A detailed account of the role of the psychologist, from initial assessment through to post-operative support. A systematic approach to dentofacial assessment, including a section on diagnostic records and an overview of cephalometry. A logical step-by-step approach to treatment planning, emphasising the interactive thought process required when setting orthodontic and surgical objectives. The fundamentals of surgical orthodontics, with the scope and limitations of orthodontic appliances clearly explained for each phase of treatment. A description of orthognathic technical procedures and how potential errors can be minimised in order to improve the accuracy of model surgery. An account of how to carry out photo-cephalometric profile prediction planning, including a critique of the method. A detailed description of the full range of mandibular and maxillary orthognathic surgical procedures, including indications and complications. A chapter on higher-level osteotomies for the treatment of more severe craniofacial abnormalities is included for completeness. A series of six contrasting case studies. There is an emphasis on the technological advances that are rapidly enabling the global paradigm shift from 2D to 3D planning.

Hypnotherapy A Handbook

Author : Heap, Michael
ISBN : 9780335244454
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 62. 51 MB
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The book introduces readers to the subject of hypnosis before looking at its use in practice for those with psychological or physical problems.

Manual Of Dentistry

Author : Irena Baumruková
ISBN : 9781524594916
Genre : Education
File Size : 42. 51 MB
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The presented work is a manual of medical English in dentistry. The material can be used by dentists, dental nurses, and dental hygienists who encounter English-speaking clients in their surgeries. Professionals and students who are going to work or study in English-speaking countries as well as teachers at high schools and universities will find this book a useful aid for everyday practice. The topics covered are activities at the dentists, prevention and community dentistry, anatomy and physiology, pathology and microbiology, sterilization and infection control, dental radiology, case taking and examination, psychological aspects of dental care, emergency situations, periodontology, medicine relevant to dentistry, oral medicine, restorative dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, prosthetics, administering medicines, and dental materials.

Manual Of Clinical Procedures In Dentistry

Author : Nairn Wilson
ISBN : 9780470670521
Genre : Medical
File Size : 83. 74 MB
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A definitive manual covering everything you need to know about the core procedures in dentistry The Manual of Clinical Procedures in Dentistry comprehensively explains the core procedures in dentistry, how to do them, and the rationale that underpins them. Full of useful and easy-to-access information, it acts as a compendium of practical procedures in primary dental care, supporting students and dental practitioners in their daily professional and academic lives. This manual is a complete, practical guide to the delivery of effective, state of the art oral healthcare—the ‘what, when, and how’ of clinical practice. It includes chapters written by expert clinicians on topics such as dental imaging, the management of dental pain, conscious sedation, operative dentistry, implant dentistry, oral medicine and surgery, paediatric dentistry, periodontics, prosthodontics, special care dentistry, dental trauma, aesthetic dentistry, and much more. Provides step-by-step guidance on procedures in primary dental care Comprehensive coverage of all dental disciplines, from endodontics to orthodontics Compiled by two highly experienced editors with contributions from expert authors Covers essential non-clinical areas, such as communicating with patients, obtaining valid consent, audit procedures, and handling of complaints The Manual of Clinical Procedures in Dentistry is an invaluable text for dental students and new graduates, as well as a definitive guide for the whole dental team.

Clinical Handbook Of Health Psychology

Author : Paul Camic
ISBN : 9781616762605
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 85. 18 MB
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This highly popular health psychology text, which is both a working reference manual for professional health psychologists and a highly regarded teaching tool, is now available in a fully revised and updated new edition.

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