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Understanding Mental Disorders
Author: American Psychiatric Association

ISBN: 9781585624911
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 24 April 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.3 x 2.2
A consumer guide for anyone who has been touched by mental illness.

Most of us know a friend, co-worker, neighbour, or loved one suffering from a mental illness. This book provides valuable insight on what to expect from an illness and its treatment - and will help readers recognise symptoms, know when to seek help, and get the right care. Based on the latest fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - known as DSM-5® - Understanding Mental Disorders identifies mental disorders by symptoms, describes treatment, and explores special needs or concerns. These disorders include depression, schizophrenia, childhood-related disorders such as ADHD and autism spectrum disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and bipolar disorder, among others.

The common language for diagnosing mental illness used in DSM-5® for mental health professionals has been adapted into clear, concise descriptions of disorders for non-experts. In addition to specific symptoms for each disorder, readers will find: risk factors and warning signs; related disorders; ways to cope; tips to promote m...

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