Behavioral Medicine is a combination of medicine and psychology and it is an interdisciplinary field which deals with assimilation of knowledge in the behavioral, biological, psychological, and social sciences related to health and illness. The practice of behavioral medicine not only includes health psychology but also applied psychophysiological therapies. Behavioral medicine Practitioners include appropriately qualified nurses, social workers, psychologists, and physicians. Disciplines in behavioral medicine include Behavior-related illnesses, Treatment adherence and compliance, Doctor-patient relationship, Psychodynamic formulations, Learning theory etc. several chronic diseases have a behavioral component, but illnesses like Substance abuse, Obesity, Hypertension, Insomnia can be changed significantly and modified according to behavior. When the patients use the medications as prescribed without deviation from physicians instructions then they work better in controlling chronic illness.
Internal Medicine Open Access, an official journal of OMICS International publishes all the articles related to dementia. The journal is subjecting all the received manuscripts to a strict peer review process. The articles published in the journal are Open Access i.e, freely accessible to readers all around the world. Internal Medicine Open Access is maintaining the quality of articles through its strict peer review process.
Last date updated on May, 2014