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Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Second Edition, second edition: A Comprehensive Resource for Consumers, Families, and Helping Professionals

Rachel Miller and Susan Mason

Abstract

In this book, thirty-five young, recently diagnosed patients speak about schizophrenia and the process of recovery, while two specialists illuminate the medical science, psycho-education, and therapeutic needs of those who are coping with the illness and accessing medical benefits and community resources. The book offers an informative guide to patients, families, friends, and professionals, detailing the possible causes of schizophrenia, its medications and their side effects, the functioning of the brain, and the value of rehabilitation and other services. In their dialogues, participants co ... More

Keywords: schizophrenia, recovery, psycho-education, therapeutic needs, medication, rehabilitation, relapse issues

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780231150415
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231150415.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rachel Miller, author
Yeshiva University

Susan Mason, author