Understanding and Helping the Schizophrenic: A Guide for Family and Friends

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Basic Books, 1979 - Psychology - 239 pages
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A world-renowned authority on schizophrenia describes the first signs of the illness, available treatments, and hospitalization and offers practical guidance on how to help a schizophrenia patient as a family member or a friend

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A Description of Schizophrenia
37
Glimpses into the Schizophrenic
59
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Silvano Arieti (1914-1981) was born in Pisa and immigrated to New York in 1939, where he lived until his death. He enjoyed a distinguished career as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, with a particular interest in schizophrenia and depression. He was the editor-in-chief of the American Handbook of Psychiatry, and the author of numerous books on schizophrenia.

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