Mental Disorders

Mental Disorders

by Courtney Farrell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1604539569

ISBN-13: 9781604539561

Pub. Date: 01/01/2010

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

Essential Issues presents factual information on contemporary social issues, introducing and examining, the topic from an array of political, societal, statistical, and scientific angles.

Essential Library

Biographies, historic events, current debates, and social issues are all an essential part of the curriculum. Readers can meet these research needs with the

Overview

Essential Issues presents factual information on contemporary social issues, introducing and examining, the topic from an array of political, societal, statistical, and scientific angles.

Essential Library

Biographies, historic events, current debates, and social issues are all an essential part of the curriculum. Readers can meet these research needs with the Essential Library, a well-researched, well-written, and beautifully designed imprint.

The Essential Library offers tremendous study tools:

Primary research and sources

Maps, color images, and historic documents

Timelines

Essential Facts-an overview of each topic

Selected Bibliography

Further Reading

Web sites-to expand research

Contact Information

Glossaries

Source notes by chapter

Index

Author Biography

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604539561
Publisher:
ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Essential Issues Series: Set 1
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Individual and Societal Rights 6

Chapter 2 A History of Mental Disorders 14

Chapter 2 Common Mental Disorders 26

Chapter 4 Overcoming Stigma 36

Chapter 5 Impact of Mental Disorders 46

Chapter 6 Causes, Prevention, and Treatment 56

Chapter 7 Mental Disorders and the Law 66

Chapter 8 Patient Rights 76

Chapter 9 Recovery and Empowerment 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

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