100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia: Painful Minds: Painful Minds

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Nov 6, 2009 - Medical - 182 pages
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Approximately one percent of the population develops schizophrenia during their life-time. This chronic, severe mental illness can be devastating for patients and their family and friends. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with schizophrenia, or a friend or relative of someone suffering from this mental illness, this book offers help. Completely revised and updated, 100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia: Painful Minds, Second Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, sources of support, and much more. Written by an expert on the subject, and including a foreword by parents of a person with schizophrenia, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of schizophrenia.
 

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Contents

The Illness and Its Characteristics
1
Treatment When Where by Whom and with What?
31
The Consideration of Nongenetic Risk Factors
61
The Genetic Risk
69
The Biology Underlying Schizophrenia Current Research Findings
93
Substance Abuse and Schizophrenia
105
Violence and Aggression in Schizophrenia
111
Suicidal Behavior and Schizophrenia
117
The Homeless and Schizophrenia
131
Living with Schizophrenia
139
Ethical Issues
145
Resources
157
Bibliography
159
Glossary
163
Index
173
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Issues for Women
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