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Surviving schizophrenia : a family manual, E. Fuller Torrey

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Surviving schizophrenia : a family manual
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Surviving schizophrenia : a family manual
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E. Fuller Torrey
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eng
Summary
Updated throughout and filled with all the latest research, the bestselling Surviving Schizophrenia is back, now in its sixth edition.Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families, and mental health professionals. In clear language, this much-praised and important book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment, and course of schizophrenia and also explores living with it from both the patient's and the family's point of view. This new, completely updated sixth edition includes the latest research findings on what causes the disease, as well as information about the newest drugs for treatment, and answers the questions most often asked by families, consumers, and providers
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NLM
Dewey number
616.898
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC514
LC item number
.T633 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2014 B-259
  • WM 203
Surviving schizophrenia : a family manual, E. Fuller Torrey
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
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Edition
Sixth edition.
Extent
xviii, 488 pages
Isbn
9780062268853
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(pbk.)
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illustrations

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