Surviving Schizophrenia

Surviving Schizophrenia

A Family Manual

Book - 2013
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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.


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.

Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2013
Edition: 6th ed., 1st Harper Perennial ed
ISBN: 9780062268853
Branch Call Number: 616.898 T6368s 2013
Characteristics: xviii, 488 pages ; 21 cm


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