Schizophrenia: Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis, and Treatments
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012 - Schizophrenia - 44 pages
This Schizophrenia Book is the revised version of the popular original version titled "Schizophrenia Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis and Treatments", written by the:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Author), National Institute of Mental Health (Author), (Author), National Institutes of Health (Author) and S.Smith (Editor) and (Illustrator)This book has been professionally illustrated and edited with a fully hyper-linked table of contents for ease of navigation.A detailed booklet that describes Schizophrenia, symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. This booklet is also for family and friends that are looking for further understanding of schizophrenia.You will learn in this Booklet:What is schizophrenia?What are the symptoms of schizophrenia?Positive symptomsHallucinations.Delusions.Thought Disorder.Disorders of Movement.Negative symptomsCognitive symptomsWhen does it start and who gets it?Are people with schizophrenia violent?What about suicide?What about substance abuse?Schizophrenia and nicotineWhat causes schizophrenia?Can schizophrenia be inherited?Do people with schizophrenia havefaulty brain chemistry?Do the brains of people withschizophrenia look different?How is schizophrenia treated?Antipsychotic medicationsLength of Treatment.Medication Interactions.Psychosocial treatmentIllness Management Skills.Integrated Treatment for Co-occurring Substance Abuse.Rehabilitation.Family Education.Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.Self-Help Groups.What is the role of the patient's support system?Getting Treatment.Caregiving.What is the outlook for the future?How can a person participate in schizophrenia research?Addendum to Schizophrenia January 2007ReferencesFor More Information on SchizophreniaFor Further Information:You will also learn descriptions and solutions to these common terms:about schizophreniabipolar schizophreniacatatonic schizophreniachildhood schizophreniachildren schizophreniadisorganized schizophreniaparanoid schizophreniaparanoid schizophrenicpeople with schizophreniaschizophreniaschizophrenia causesschizophrenia disorderschizophrenia peopleschizophrenia researchschizophrenia symptomsschizophrenia treatmentschizophrenia typesschizophrenicsymptoms of schizophreniathe schizophreniawhat is schizophrenia
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