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Descriptor in English: Behavioral Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina de la Conducta
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina do Comportamento
Descriptor in French: Médecine comportementale
Entry term(s): Health Psychologies
Health Psychology
Medicine, Behavioral
Psychologies, Health
Psychology, Health
Tree number(s): F04.096.080
H02.403.090
Scope note: The interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of behavioral and biomedical science, knowledge, and techniques relevant to health and illness and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 83
DeCS UI: 1543
Descriptor UI: D001524
Date Established: 1983/01/01
Date of Entry: 1982/04/28
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Behavioral Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0002291
Scope note The interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of behavioral and biomedical science, knowledge, and techniques relevant to health and illness and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
Preferred term Behavioral Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Behavioral
Health Psychology - Narrower
Concept UI M0002292
Preferred term Health Psychology
Entry term(s) Health Psychologies
Psychologies, Health
Psychology, Health



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