Schizophrenia: Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis and Treatments - Revised Edition - Illustrated by S. Smith

Schizophrenia: Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis and Treatments - Revised Edition - Illustrated by S. Smith


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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 symptoms
Thought Disorder.
Disorders of Movement.
Negative symptoms
Cognitive symptoms
When does it start and who gets it?
Are people with schizophrenia violent?
What about suicide?
What about substance abuse?
Schizophrenia and nicotine
What causes schizophrenia?
Can schizophrenia be inherited?
Do people with schizophrenia have faulty brain chemistry?
Do the brains of people with schizophrenia look different?
How is schizophrenia treated?
Antipsychotic medications
Length of Treatment.
Medication Interactions.
Psychosocial treatment
Illness Management Skills.
Integrated Treatment for Co-occurring Substance Abuse.
Family Education.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Self-Help Groups.
What is the role of the patient's support system?
Getting Treatment.
What is the outlook for the future?
How can a person participate in schizophrenia research?
Addendum to Schizophrenia January 2007
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781469986746
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/07/2012
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 50
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.10(d)

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