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Fifty signs of mental illness : a guide to understanding mental health

Author: James Whitney Hicks
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Series: Yale University Press health & wellness.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anger, fatigue, obsessions, memory loss, sexual performance problems, suicidal thoughts. Are these signs of mental illness? How can you tell? Should you consult your physician? This reassuring book is for anyone seeking to understand their own symptoms or those of a loved one.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Whitney Hicks
ISBN: 0300106572 9780300106572 0300116942 9780300116946
OCLC Number: 56535198
Description: xiii, 389 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Anger --
Antisocial behavior --
Anxiety --
Appetite disturbances --
Avoidance --
Body image problems --
Compulsions --
Confusion --
Cravings --
Deceitfulness --
Delusions --
Denial --
Depression --
Dissociation --
Euphoria --
Fatigue --
Fears --
Flashbacks --
Grandiosity --
Grief --
Hallucinations --
Histrionics --
Hyperactivity --
Identity confusion --
Impulsiveness --
Intoxication --
Jealousy --
Learning difficulties --
Mania --
Memory loss --
Mood swings --
Movement problems --
Nonsense --
Obsessions --
Oddness --
Panic --
Paranoia --
Physical complaints and pain --
Psychosis --
Religious preoccupations --
Self-esteem problems --
Self-mutilation --
Sexual performance problems --
Sexual preoccupations --
Sleep problems --
Sloppiness --
Speech difficulties --
Stress --
Suicidal thoughts --
Trauma.
Series Title: Yale University Press health & wellness.
Other Titles: Guide to understanding mental health
Responsibility: James Whitney Hicks.
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Presents fifty signs that may, or may not, signal mental illness, including everything from anger to sexual preoccupations, from cravings to obsessions. The author explains how a specific sign can be  Read more...

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