The Family Intervention Guide to Mental Illness: Recognizing Symptoms and Getting Treatment

The Family Intervention Guide to Mental Illness: Recognizing Symptoms and Getting Treatment

by Bodie Morey, Kim Mueser
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1572245069

ISBN-13: 9781572245068

Pub. Date: 07/28/2007

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

Over 50 million Americans have a mental illness, but as many as 20 million don't have their illness detected. And many others get substandard treatment. Family members play a crucial role in recognizing mental illness, and helping a loved one get the treatment they need. The early signs of mental illness are clear if you know what to look for, and getting rapid and

Overview

Over 50 million Americans have a mental illness, but as many as 20 million don't have their illness detected. And many others get substandard treatment. Family members play a crucial role in recognizing mental illness, and helping a loved one get the treatment they need. The early signs of mental illness are clear if you know what to look for, and getting rapid and effective treatment will help your relative get better faster. If you think a family member or friend may be struggling with a mental illness, or isn't getting effective treatment, this guide will help you recognize symptoms, get the right treatment, and work together as a family to help your loved one get better.

Inside you'll find step-by-step support and information for determining whether someone you care about is suffering from a mental disorder, and what you can do to help. The Family Intervention Guide to Mental Illness outlines the nine fundamental steps to recognizing, managing, and recovering from mental illness. It provides both diagnostic information and details about therapy options and useful medications. With the right advice, determined effort, and a lot of love, you can make a difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572245068
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Unassigned Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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