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Surviving schizophrenia : a family manual

Author: E Fuller Torrey
Publisher: New York : Perennial Library, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Updated and expanded, this book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment, and course of the illness and now also includes expanded chapters on living with schizophrenia from both the patient's and the family's points of view, more clinical information, illustrations of schizophrenic thought processes and CT scans, and all the latest information on schizophrenia.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller), 1937-
Surviving schizophrenia.
New York : Perennial Library, ©1988
(OCoLC)568743250
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Fuller Torrey
ISBN: 0060551194 9780060551193 0060962496 9780060962494
OCLC Number: 16925347
Description: xviii, 460 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Out of the closet --
The inner world of madness: view from the inside --
The diagnosis of schizophrenia: view from the outside --
What schizophrenia is not --
Prognosis and possible courses --
The causes of schizophrenia --
The treatment of schizophrenia --
The organization of outpatient psychiatric services for schizophrenia --
What the patient needs --
What the family needs --
Legal and ethical dilemmas in schizophrenia --
The history and distribution of schizophrenia --
Mothers march for madness: how the system can be changed.
Responsibility: E. Fuller Torrey.

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Updated and expanded, this book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment, and course of the illness and now also includes expanded chapters on living with schizophrenia from both the patient's and the family's points of view, more clinical information, illustrations of schizophrenic thought processes and CT scans, and all the latest information on schizophrenia.

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