Surviving schizophrenia : a family manual
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kirtland Community College Library||RC 514 .T67 2013||30775305538655||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780062268853
- ISBN: 0062268856
xviii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Edition: Sixth edition.
- Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2013.
- Copyright: ©2013
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-461) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||The inner world of madness: View from the inside -- Defining schizophrenia: View from the outside -- Conditions sometimes confused with schizophrenia -- Onset, course, and prognosis -- Research findings on the causes of schizophrenia -- Theories about the causes of schizophrenia -- The treatment of schizophrenia: Getting started -- The treatment of schizophrenia -- The rehabilitation of schizophrenia -- Ten major problems -- How can patients and families survive schizophrenia? -- Commonly asked questions -- Schizophrenia in the public eye -- Dimensions of the disaster -- Issues for advocates -- Appendix A: An annotated list of the best and the worst books on schizophrenia -- Appendix B: Useful websites on schizophrenia / D.J. Jaffe.|
|Summary, etc.:||In clear language, Dr. E. Fuller Torrey explains the nature causes, symptoms, and treatment of schizophrenia. This guide also addresses the many issues of living with the disease, for both patient and family, and includes research findings on the causes of and treatments for schizophrenia. Also here are lucid answers to the questions most commonly asked by families, consumers, and providers.|
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