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Surviving schizophrenia : a family manual

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Sixth edition, First Harper Perennial edition.

Describes the symptoms, causes, and treatment of schizophrenia, tells those concerned how to take care of a schizophrenic, and discusses legal and ethical problems related to the mental illness.

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Gorham Free Library 616.89 TORREY (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780062268853 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0062268856 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 488 pages : illustrations, charts ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Sixth edition, First Harper Perennial edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"The indispensable guide to today's most misunderstood illness" -- Front cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references 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.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the symptoms, causes, and treatment of schizophrenia, tells those concerned how to take care of a schizophrenic, and discusses legal and ethical problems related to the mental illness.
Subject: Schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia > Treatment.
Schizophrenia > Popular Works.
Schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia > Treatment.


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