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Straight talk about your mental health

Author: James R Morrison
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Morrison explains which treatments work best for which illnesses, detailing numerous drugs, including the new generation of anti-psychotics.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Morrison
ISBN: 1572307862 9781572307865 1572306742 9781572306745
OCLC Number: 49705085
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 344 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Taking charge of your care: what mental health clinicians do --
Will treatment help me? --
Where can I go for help? --
What is my role in treatment? --
Introduction to psychiatric drugs --
Antidepressants --
Mood stabilizers --
Drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia --
Antipsychotic medications --
Drugs for dementia --
Medications to treat substance abuse --
Nondrug physical treatments --
Psychotherapy --
Behavior modification --
Depression --
Mania and mood swings --
Anxiety and panic --
Phobias --
Posttraumatic stress disorder --
Obsessive-compulsive disorder --
Somatization disorder --
Psychosis and schizophrenia --
Alzheimer's and other dementias --
Eating and sleeping disorders --
Substance abuse.
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Explaining what really works when treating psychological difficulties, leading psychiatrist and author Dr. James Morrison shares knowledge gleaned from years of clinical practice.  Read more...

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