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The Family Guide to Mental Health Care

Sederer, Lloyd I. (Book - 2013 )
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The Family Guide to Mental Health Care
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More than fifty million people a year are diagnosed with some form of mental illness. It spares no sex, race, age, ethnicity, or income level. And left untreated, mental disorders can devastate our families and communities. Family members and friends are often the first to realize when someone has a problem, but it is hard to know how to help or where to turn. From understanding depression, bipolar illness and anxiety to eating and traumatic disorders, schizophrenia, and much more, readers will learn what to do and how to help.
Authors: Sederer, Lloyd I.
Statement of Responsibility: Lloyd I Sederer, MD ; foreword by Glenn Close
Title: The family guide to mental health care
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: xxii, 312 pages ; 25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Mental illness : what families can do
The facts about diagnosis and treatment
Principles of good care
Getting help : the referral, the doctor, the meeting
The places you may go
A world of hurt : the faces of mental illness. I, Depression and anxiety disorders ; II, Eating and personality disorders ; III, Schizophrenia, acute psychotic disorder, and bipolar disorder
Medications : what to know, what to ask
Psychotherapy and rehabilitation
The buck never seems to stop : paying for mental health care
Mental health and the law
Recovery : why believe?
Summary: More than fifty million people a year are diagnosed with some form of mental illness. It spares no sex, race, age, ethnicity, or income level. And left untreated, mental disorders can devastate our families and communities. Family members and friends are often the first to realize when someone has a problem, but it is hard to know how to help or where to turn. From understanding depression, bipolar illness and anxiety to eating and traumatic disorders, schizophrenia, and much more, readers will learn what to do and how to help.
Subject Headings: Mental health services United States Mental illness United States Families of the mentally ill Counseling of
Topical Term: Mental health services
Mental illness
Families of the mentally ill
LCCN: 2013007244
ISBN: 9780393707946
0393707946
Branch Call Number: 616.89 S
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