behavioural medicine


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behavioural medicine

A medical discipline that integrates behavioural, psychosocial and biomedical approaches to health promotion and disease prevention and management. The behavioural approach has been recognised by some HMOs as a way of improving the quality of healthcare while reducing costs.
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The study is published in Annals of Behavioural Medicine.
Westminster is also branching out into retirement housing management and diagnostic and behavioural medicine.
Dr Hamed Al Sinawi, consulting geriatric psychiatrist from the Department of Behavioural Medicine at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) Hospital, stated, "Oman Alzheimer's Society, which has been approved by the Ministry of Social Development, is an initiative by the Ageing and Dementia Research Group at SQU.
The Ageing and Dementia Research Group comprises faculty members from Food Science and Nutrition, the Department of Behavioural Medicine, the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, the Department of Medicine, and the Department of Pathology.

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