Complete mental health : the go-to-guide for clinicians and patients /

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Author / Creator:Walker, J. Ingram (John Ingram), 1944-
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York : Norton, c2010.
Description:xi, 372 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Mental health.
Mental illness.
Mental health.
Mental illness.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780393706239 (pbk.)
0393706230 (pbk.)
Notes:"A Norton Professional Book."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • What is normal? Behind the wizard's curtain
  • An overview of psychiatric diagnosis and treatment: bedlam classified
  • The diagnosis and treatment of depression: despair's pit
  • The bipolar spectrum: up the down escalator
  • Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders: the mind besieged
  • Anxiety and related disorders: freeze frame
  • Psychosomatic illness: worry wounds
  • Understanding and managing somatoform and factitious disorders: those low-down, mind messin', waitin'-in-the-doctor's office blues
  • Personality patterns, conflicts, and disorders: excuses extraordinaire
  • Addictions and abuse: traitors of denial
  • Emotional problems in children and adolescents: childhood interrupted
  • Alzheimer's disease and other age-old concerns: dulled wit
  • Sexual dysfunction and romantic resolution: the viagra monologues
  • Sleep disorders: nature's soft nurse
  • The uses and abuses of psychiatric medications: pills, poisons, and placebos
  • Psychotherapy: mending shadows
  • Overcoming emotional illness: making change.