Understanding Human Behavior: A Guide for Health Care Providers

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Authors : Alyson Honeycutt; Mary Elizabeth Milliken


384 Pages  Paperback 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2004, 1998, 1993

©2012, Published


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Instructors have been trusting UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR for years to give their students the reliable, practical information they need to gain a solid understanding of basic psychological concepts from a health care perspective. This all-new eighth edition is no exception. Packed with expanded c... more


Provides end-of-chapter review exercises and critical thinking activities that reinforce key chapter objectives.

Encourages students to expand their knowledge beyond the textbook by including valuable internet sources for more information on key topics.

Incorporates user-friendly cartoons that exp... more

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Includes an updated discussion of genetics, new information about autism spectrum disorders, coverage of cyber bullying and online sexual predators, the addition of methamphetamines to the drug abuse coverage, an expanded examination of HIPAA, and more.

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