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The introductory section of the book is completely rewritten for accessibilty and immediately introduces the practical BATHE technique.
Includes brand new case material based on real-world consultations
Fifth edition received a 5* Doody's rating
Adds techniques for managing chronic conditions including pain
A renewed focus on wellness and health promotion and a strong focus on patient-centred care
The Fifteen Minute Hour remains an established support for primary care practitioners aiming to increase patient satisfaction without adding significantly to the length of a visit. This sixth edition emphasies a patient-centred approach to help practitioners enhance the therapeutic relationship with their patients. With a renewed focus on wellness and health promotion, the book offers simple and effective techniques to solve or prevent psychological and behavioural problems manifested in the consultation. The Fifteen Minute Hour has become essential reading around the world, and this sixth edition is completely updated with new references substantiating the efficacy of the authors’ methods.
Table of Contents
1 The BATHE Technique key to making your practice Patient Centered. 2 Expanding the context of the Office Visit or Medical Consultation. 3 Promoting Wellness and Managing Chronic Conditions. 4 Small Interventions That Have Large Impact. 5 Therapeutic Pearls for Brief Counseling Sessions. 6 Structuting a Fifteen-Minute Counseling Session. 7 Managing Difficult Patients: Their pain and yours. 8 Accenting the Positive: Putting an Affirmative Spin on the BATHE Technique. 9 How to Handle Special Situations, Staff, and Assure Self-Preservation. 10 Wrapping Up – Integrating Treatments, Modifying Lifestyles, Getting Results. Appendix A: Twelve Good Questions and Three Good Answers for All Seasons. Appendix B: Recommended Books for Patients. Index
Marian R. Stuart, Ph.D, is Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. "Retiring" after thirty years of teaching medical students, doctors in graduate training, faculty and practicing physicians the art of integrating mental and physical health practices, she continues as a consultant and lecturer as well as pursuing a private practice as a Licensed Psychologist in the Princeton area of New Jersey. Marian is in great demand as a speaker on medical education, communications and stress management skills, successful aging, and the power of forgiveness. She has presented in a variety of formats in most areas of the United States as well as in the UK, Canada, Denmark and Israel. She has written two books, The Fifteen Minute Hour and Coping with the Stressed-Out People in Your Life, which she co-authored with Ronald G. Nathan. Listed in Who's Who in America, Dr. Stuart is the recipient of the 1997 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Excellence in Education Award, and a charter member of the Stuart D. Cook, M.D. Master Educators Guild of UMDNJ. In 2002 the American Academy of Family Physicians made her an Honorary Member, an extraordinary achievement for a psychologist.
Joseph A. Lieberman III, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Family Medicine at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and Associate Editor of the Delaware Medical Journal. He received his BS from Georgetown University, his MD from Jefferson Medical College, and his MPH from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Rutgers University. He also served as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow with the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. A frequent contributor to the medical literature, Dr Lieberman also serves on the Editorial Boards of The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Consultant, and the Editorial Review panels of several journals including The Journal of the American Medical Association, American Family Physician, Annuals of Internal Medicine, The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, and Patient Care. Dr. Lieberman is also involved in numerous professional organizations. He is active in the New Castle County and Delaware State Medical Societies as well as the American Medical Association, where he is a member of the House of Delegates. A Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, he has served that organization in a variety of capacities including the Presidencies of both the New Jersey and Delaware Academies of Family Physicians. In addition to his organized medical activities, he also serves the State of Delaware as a member of the Delaware Health Care Commission, the Delaware Health Fund Advisory Committee and the Delaware Institute for Medical Education and Research.
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