Chapter 29. The Psychology of Medical Decision Making

  1. Derek J. Koehler and
  2. Nigel Harvey
  1. Gretchen B. Chapman

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752937.ch29

Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

How to Cite

Chapman, G. B. (2008) The Psychology of Medical Decision Making, in Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making (eds D. J. Koehler and N. Harvey), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752937.ch29

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107464

Online ISBN: 9780470752937

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Keywords:

  • psychology;
  • alternatives;
  • insurance policy;
  • health behavior;
  • naturalism bias

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Heuristics and Biases

  • Decision Making and Health Behavior

  • Domain Differences

  • Predicting Preferences

  • Surrogate Decision Making

  • Health State Evaluation

  • Conclusion