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Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Families, Patients, and Providers

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The classic, best-selling resource on schizophrenia — fully revised and completely updated

Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophreniahas helped thousands of patients, families, and mental health professionals understand this complex and often stigmatized illness. In clear, sympathetic language, this definitive book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, and history of schizophrenia, taking readers inside the minds of those living with the disease.

This new, completely updated fifth edition includes the latest research findings on all aspects of the disease as well as information about the newest treatments and answers to the questions most often asked by families, patients, and providers.

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< P> Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families and mental health professionals. In clear language, this much& ndash; praised and important book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment and course of schizophrenia and also explores living with it from both the patient and the family's point of view. This new, completely updated fifth edition includes the latest research findings on what causes the disease as well as information about the newest drugs for treatment and answers to the questions most often asked by families, consumers and providers.< /P>

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Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families and mental health professionals. In clear language, this much–praised and important book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment and course of schizophrenia and also explores living with it from both the patient and the family's point of view. This new, completely updated fifth edition includes the latest research findings on what causes the disease as well as information about the newest drugs for treatment and answers to the questions most often asked by families, consumers and providers.

About the Author

E. Fuller Torrey, M.D., is a research psychiatrist specializing in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He is the executive director of the Stanley Medical Research Institute, the founder of the Treatment Advocacy Center, a professor of psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and the author of twenty books. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060842598
Author:
Torrey, E Fuller
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Author:
Torrey, E. Fuller
Author:
by E. Fuller Torrey
Author:
Torrey, E. Fuller, M.D.
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.02x5.26x1.34 in. .93 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , < P> Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families and mental health professionals. In clear language, this much& ndash; praised and important book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment and course of schizophrenia and also explores living with it from both the patient and the family's point of view. This new, completely updated fifth edition includes the latest research findings on what causes the disease as well as information about the newest drugs for treatment and answers to the questions most often asked by families, consumers and providers.< /P>
"Synopsis" by , Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families and mental health professionals. In clear language, this much–praised and important book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment and course of schizophrenia and also explores living with it from both the patient and the family's point of view. This new, completely updated fifth edition includes the latest research findings on what causes the disease as well as information about the newest drugs for treatment and answers to the questions most often asked by families, consumers and providers.
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