Behavioral Sciences: Medical School Crash Course

Behavioral Sciences: Medical School Crash Course


AudioLearn’s Medical School Crash Courses presents Behavioral Sciences.

Written by experts and authorities in the field and professionally narrated for easy listening, this crash course is a valuable tool both during school and when preparing for the USMLE, or if you’re simply interested in behavioral sciences. The audio is focused and high-yield, covering the most important topics you might expect to learn in a typical medical school behavioral sciences course. Included are both capsule and detailed explanations of critical issues and topics you must know to master behavioral sciences. The material is accurate, up to date, and broken down into bite-sized sections. There is a Q&A and a key takeaways section following each topic to review questions commonly tested and drive home key points. In this course, we’ll discuss the following:

  • The beginning of pregnancy through preschool
  • School age and adolescence
  • The challenges of early and middle adulthood
  • Aging, death, and bereavement
  • Genetics, anatomy, and the biochemistry of behavior
  • Biological assessment of patients with psychiatric symptoms
  • Sleep
  • Psychodynamic factors in behavior
  • Learning theory
  • Psychological assessment of patients with behavioral symptoms
  • Psychological therapies
  • Schizophrenia and other disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Suicide
  • Anxiety disorders and related disorders
  • Somatoform disorders, factitious disorders, and malingering
  • Obesity and dissociative disorders
  • Cognitive and eating disorders
  • Doctor-patient communication
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Ethical and legal issues in medicine
  • Systems of healthcare delivery
  • Medical epidemiology and biostatistics

Also included is a comprehensive test containing the top 100 most commonly tested questions in behavioral sciences with the correct answers.

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