Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders / Edition 1

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders / Edition 1

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by Mario Maj
     
 

The WHO has found that mental disorders rank in the top 10 of leading causes of disability in the world, creating a significant social, emotional and economic burden for young people, their families and society. Early detection of these potentially disabling disorders and appropriate treatment at the time of initial onset can reduce patient discomfort, duration and

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Overview

The WHO has found that mental disorders rank in the top 10 of leading causes of disability in the world, creating a significant social, emotional and economic burden for young people, their families and society. Early detection of these potentially disabling disorders and appropriate treatment at the time of initial onset can reduce patient discomfort, duration and severity of illness and the costs associated with misdiagnosis.

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders is an unbiased and reliable reference point for mental health professionals to properly assess patients and treat disorders as early as possible.

The mental disorders and topics addressed in this volume include:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Children of parents with mental disorders
  • Diagnosis of mental disorders in children

This book will be of interest to psychiatrists and psychologists, researchers and policy makers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470010839
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/27/2004
Series:
World Psychiatric Association Series, #11
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors.

Preface.

Prodromal Symptoms and Early Detection of Schizophrenia (Hafner and Maurer).

The Management of Early Psychosis (McGorry et al).

Children of Persons with Schizophrenia: An Overview of Empirical Research (Mirsky and Elliott).

Detection and Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents (Weller et al).

Detecting the Risk for Affective Spectrum Disorders in the Children of Bipolar Parents (Masi et al).

The "Difficult" Child: Main Underlying Syndromes and Differential Diagnosis (Tyano and Manor).

Precursors, Prodromes and Early Detection of Eating Disorders (Casper).

Precursors, Early Detection and Prevention of Anxiety Disorders (Stein et al).

Early Recognition and Management of Depression in Primary Care (Tylee and Walters).

The Prodromes and Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease (Zaudig).

Index.

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