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Behavioral medicine (BM) is a newly developing field of study which integrates behavioral, psychosocial, and biomedical concepts and practices to prevent, diagnose, and treat patients with psychosomatic disorders. The practice of BM targets the relation between how both thought and behavior can affect mental and physical health.
Eating fish keeps mind as well as heart, happy and healthy

Eating fish keeps mind as well as heart, happy and healthy

ECT shock treatment improves quality of life in patients with major depression

ECT shock treatment improves quality of life in patients with major depression

Physical activity enhances long-term quality of life in older adults

Physical activity enhances long-term quality of life in older adults

Aggressive public health efforts to control hypertension may help preserve cognitive abilities as well as cardiovascular health

Aggressive public health efforts to control hypertension may help preserve cognitive abilities as well as cardiovascular health

Spouses in a poor marriage are more likely to be stressed during the workday

Spouses in a poor marriage are more likely to be stressed during the workday

Abnormal heart rate variability is partially responsible for depression's effects in heart patients

Abnormal heart rate variability is partially responsible for depression's effects in heart patients

Menopause symptoms return with a vengence when women stop HRT

Menopause symptoms return with a vengence when women stop HRT

The most frequently used drugs for treating chronic insomnia have never been approved for that purpose

The most frequently used drugs for treating chronic insomnia have never been approved for that purpose

Methylphenidate improves attention, behavior of children surviving acute lymphoblastic leukemia, brain tumors

Methylphenidate improves attention, behavior of children surviving acute lymphoblastic leukemia, brain tumors

Obesity disproportionately burdens low-income, ethnic minority populations

Obesity disproportionately burdens low-income, ethnic minority populations

Employees in workplaces with no smoking restrictions smoke five more cigarettes daily

Employees in workplaces with no smoking restrictions smoke five more cigarettes daily

Electroconvulsive therapy improves quality of life in patients with major depression

Electroconvulsive therapy improves quality of life in patients with major depression

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Depression, insulin regimen linked to poor diabetes control

Depression, insulin regimen linked to poor diabetes control

Reiner Center for Behavioral and Psychosomatic Medicine

Reiner Center for Behavioral and Psychosomatic Medicine

Experimental sleep drug eszopiclone helps elderly to sleep better

Experimental sleep drug eszopiclone helps elderly to sleep better