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100 questions & answers about schizophrenia : painful minds

DeLisi, Lynn E. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library RC 514 .D45 2017 30775305538507 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781284065763 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1284065766 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xxx, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The illness and its characteristics -- Treatment : when, where, by whom, and with what? -- Genetic risk -- Nongenetic risk factors -- Substance abuse and schizophrenia -- The biology underlying schizophrenia : current research findings -- Violence and aggression in schizophrenia -- Suicidal behavior and schizophrenia -- Issues for women -- The homeless and schizophrenia -- Legal and ethical issues -- Living with schizophrenia and recovery.
Summary, etc.: Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe mental illness that can be devastating for patients and their loved ones. Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a relative of someone suffering from this condition, this hook provides authoritative, practical answers to your questions about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, sources of support, and much more. Expert psychiatrist Dr. Lynn Eleanor DeLisi has updated her book with new facts, statistics, and helpful information that many patients and their families seek, including new progress in genetics, updates on medication use and other new treatments, new emphasis on early detection and treatment, as well as new diagnostic structures with DSM-V, and for research, the RDoC. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical, mental, and emotional turmoil of schizophrenia.--Adapted from back cover.
Subject: Schizophrenia Popular works
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