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Coping with schizophrenia : a guide for patients, families and caregivers

Author: Steven Jones; Peter Hayward
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on the very latest research as well as their own extensive clinical experience, Doctors Jones and Hayward present the facts of the condition, including definitions and symptoms, the truth (or not) behind common myths, advice on dealing with professionals, medication and its effectiveness, the benefits of cognitive therapy, and much, much more. The result is a uniquely informative and positive book that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Jones; Peter Hayward
ISBN: 1851683445 9781851683444
OCLC Number: 62712113
Notes: Originally published: 2004?
Description: xii, 195 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Is this book for you? --
2. How common is schizophrenia and how does it affect people's lives? --
3. How is schizophrenia diagnosed and what are its symptoms? --
4. Myths about schizophrenia --
5. Treatments for schizophrenia --
professional help --
6. The role of medication --
7. Cognitive behavioural therapy --
8. Importance of self-help in dealing with issues associated with schizophrenia --
9. Work and practical issues (the importance of valued activities and goals) --
10. The role of the family --
11. Living with it --
App. Relaxation methods.
Responsibility: Steven Jones and Peter Hayward.

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Specifically designed for people with schizophrenia, their care-givers, friends and family, this is an empowering book that sensitively combines factual information with advice and encouragement.  Read more...

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