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Surviving schizophrenia : a manual for families, consumers, and providers

Author: E Fuller Torrey
Publisher: New York : Quill, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Describes the symptoms, causes, and treatment of schizophrenia, tells those concerned how to take care of a schizophrenic, and discusses legal and ethical problems related to the mental illness.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Fuller Torrey
ISBN: 0060959193 9780060959197
OCLC Number: 45460833
Notes: "First Quill edition"--Title page verso.
Description: xxiv, 512 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Dimensions of the disaster --
The inner world of madness: view from the inside --
Defining schizophrenia: view from the outside --
Conditions sometimes confused with schizophrenia --
Onset, course, and prognosis --
Research findings on the causes of schizophrenia --
Theories about the causes of schizophrenia --
The treatment of schizophrenia: nonmedication aspects --
The treatment of schizophrenia: medications --
The rehabilitation of schizophrenia --
Ten major problems --
How can consumers and families survive schizophrenia? --
Commonly asked questions --
Schizophrenia in the public eye --
Issues for advocates --
Appendix A. 50 of the best and 15 of the worst books on schizophrenia --
Appendix B. Useful Websites on schizophrenia --
Appendix C. Useful videotapes on schizophrenia --
Appendix D. Other useful resources on schizophrenia.
Responsibility: E. Fuller Torrey.
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Describes the symptoms, causes, and treatment of schizophrenia, tells those concerned how to take care of a schizophrenic, and discusses legal and ethical problems related to the mental illness.

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