Understanding mental illness : a comprehensive guide to mental health disorders for family and friends
More than 40 million people in the US suffer from mental health problems--yet less than half receive adequate care and treatment. Even in the 21st century with the most advanced medical care in the world, social stigma still surrounds psychiatric problems, and this, combined with a lack of understanding, perpetuates a national mental health crisis affecting those in need and their families. Ignoring and/or being unaware of a problem can have devastating effects in our families and for society at large--many people living with mental illness go untreated, and as a result, people with untreated mental illnesses make up one third of the nation's homeless population and can be imprisoned. To meet these challenges, Dr. Carlin Barnes and Dr. Marketa Wills have written this necessary and comprehensive, practical guide to educate and help everyone better understand mental health.--
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