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Author Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller), 1937- author.

Title Surviving schizophrenia : a family manual / E. Fuller Torrey.

Publication Info. New York : Harper Perennial, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    616.898 TOR 2013    Available
Edition Sixth edition.
Description xviii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-461) and index.
Contents The inner world of madness: View from the inside -- Defining schizophrenia: View from the outside -- Conditions sometimes confused with schizophrenia -- Onset, course, and prognosis -- Research findings on the causes of schizophrenia -- Theories about the causes of schizophrenia -- The treatment of schizophrenia: Getting started -- The treatment of schizophrenia -- The rehabilitation of schizophrenia -- Ten major problems -- How can patients and families survive schizophrenia? -- Commonly asked questions -- Schizophrenia in the public eye -- Dimensions of the disaster -- Issues for advocates -- Appendix A: An annotated list of the best and the worst books on schizophrenia -- Appendix B: Useful websites on schizophrenia / D.J. Jaffe.
Summary In clear language, Dr. E. Fuller Torrey explains the nature causes, symptoms, and treatment of schizophrenia. This guide also addresses the many issues of living with the disease, for both patient and family, and includes research findings on the causes of and treatments for schizophrenia. Also here are lucid answers to the questions most commonly asked by families, consumers, and providers.
Subject Schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia -- Treatment.
ISBN 9780062268853 (paperback)
0062268856 (paperback)

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