chapter  31
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Track Symptoms and Behaviors

Keep a Log to Aid Diagnosis and Begin Treatment
WithScott A. Simpson, Anna K. McDowell

Diagnosis and behavior change are difficult. Patients have knowledge of their symptoms but are challenged to recount those symptoms during the clinical interview. Or they know what changes they must implement but find it difficult to do so. This chapter reviews how using symptom and behavior tracking logs improves diagnosis and encourages behavior change.