Social and Behavioral Aspects of Pharmacy Practice
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Pharmacy Practice evolves around the field of medical sociology, with a more specific focus on the psychosocial aspects of medication use. With updated research findings included, a plethora of cases and theory applications allows the reader to learn modern day, real-time, pharmaceutical concepts. From analyzing perspectives on health behaviors to how pharmacy practice has fully evolved, this book engulfs the reader’s mind and teaches the field from various angles.
Organized in four main parts, Social and Behavioral Aspects of Pharmacy Practice:
- Describes how societal and individual behaviors intersect with health and illness behaviors.
- Explores different systems and personal experiences when engaging a variety of treatment options.
- Considers how the pharmacy practice has evolved and the factors affecting the delivery of specific pharmacy services.
- Explains contributing factors to the structure and function of medication-use processes.
- Now includes:
- information on alternative health behaviors in the Behavioral Medicine Chapter.
- Health and Illness chapters linking clearly back to medication use making the information more applicable to students than ever before!
- more figures and tables throughout.
- information on current hot topics: social aspects of tailoring drugs to patient’s genetic predispositions, network theory and social interactions, social aspects of using patient/pharmacy technologies, behavioral economics, and more!
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