Behavioral Medicine and Integrated Care

Efficient Delivery of Effective Treatments

  • Melanie P. Duckworth
  • William T. O'Donohue

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Behavioral Medicine and Integrated Care: Efficient Delivery of Effective Treatments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Melanie P. Duckworth, William T. O’Donohue
      Pages 3-8
    3. Dawn K. Wilson, Allison M. Sweeney
      Pages 9-27
    4. Sarah Lindeman, Jon Nolan, Alexandros Maragakis
      Pages 29-49
  3. Key Problems in Healthcare Service Delivery

  4. Key Challenges to Care Integration

  5. Health Risk and Care Delivery Factors That Are Key to Healthcare Cost Containment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Rebecca Crochiere, Amy Hughes Lansing
      Pages 177-193
    3. Melanie P. Duckworth, Tony Iezzi, Gwendolyn C. Carlson
      Pages 195-228
    4. Terry L. Oroszi, Jacob Shoenleben, Larry C. James
      Pages 229-239
    5. Brandon T. Sanford
      Pages 241-256
    6. Jenna G. Renqvist, Adam D. Bramoweth
      Pages 257-280
  6. Step-by-Step Guide to “Doing” Behavioral Health in the Context of Integrated Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. Claire C. Conley, Marlena M. Ryba, Barbara L. Andersen
      Pages 283-339
    3. Tony Iezzi, Melanie P. Duckworth, Gwendolyn Carlson, Dennis C. Turk
      Pages 341-363
    4. Jonathan Singer, Adrienne Chong, Ryan Hisaka, Jane E. Fisher
      Pages 365-382
    5. Rebekah J. Walker, Joni S. Williams, Leonard E. Egede
      Pages 383-405
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 407-418

About this book


This evidence-to-practice volume deftly analyzes the processes and skills of integrating mental healthcare with primary care, using multiple perspectives to address challenges that often derail these joint efforts. Experts across integrative medicine offer accessible blueprints for smoothly implementing data-based behavioral interventions, from disease management strategies to treatment of psychological problems, into patient-centered, cost-effective integrated care. Coverage highlights training and technology issues, key healthcare constructs that often get lost in translation, and other knowledge necessary to create systems that are rooted in-and contribute to-a robust evidence base. Contributors also provide step-by-step guidelines for integrating behavioral health care delivery in treating cancer, dementia, and chronic pain.

 Among the topics covered:

  • The epidemiology of medical diseases and associated behavioral risk factors.
  • Provider training: recognizing the relevance of behavioral medicine and the importance of behavioral health consultations and referrals.
  • Screening for behavioral health problems in adult primary care.
  • Health care transformation: the electronic health record.
  • Meeting the care needs of patients with multiple medical conditions.
  • Smoking cessation in the context of integrated care.

This depth of clinical guidance makes Behavioral Medicine and Integrated Care an essential reference for practitioners on all sides of the equation, including health psychologists and other professionals in health promotion, disease prevention, psychotherapy and counseling, and primary care medicine.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Melanie P. Duckworth
    • 1
  • William T. O'Donohue
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Nevada, RenoRenoUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Nevada, RenoRenoUSA

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