ISBN-10:
0780807472
ISBN-13:
9780780807471
Pub. Date:
01/28/2005
Publisher:
Omnigraphics, Incorporated
Mental Health Disorders Sourcebook / Edition 3

Mental Health Disorders Sourcebook / Edition 3

by Karen Bellenir

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ISBN-13: 9780780807471
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Series: Health Reference Series
Pages: 661
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.62(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xiii

Part 1 The Brain and Mental Health

Chapter 1 Mental Health Begins with Healthy Brain Functions 3

Section 1.1 Brain Basics 4

Section 1.2 Brain Function and Mental Illness 9

Chapter 2 The Components of Mental Health 17

Section 2.1 Myths about Mental Health 18

Section 2.2 Good Mental Health 21

Section 2.3 Good Emotional Health 24

Chapter 3 Lifestyles and Mental Health 29

Section 3.1 Eating Well and Mental Health 30

Section 3.2 Sleep and Mental Health 41

Section 3.3 Physical Activity and Mental Health 48

Section 3.4 Keeping Mentally Fit As You Age 55

Chapter 4 Developing and Reinforcing Mental Wellness 65

Section 4.1 Becoming More Resilient 66

Section 4.2 Stress and How to Handle It 68

Section 4.3 Controlling Anger 73

Section 4.4 Coping with a Breakup or Divorce 81

Section 4.5 Coping with Grief 87

Section 4.6 Pets Are Good for Mental Health 90

Chapter 5 Mental Health in the Workplace 93

Chapter 6 The Stigma of Mental Illness 99

Chapter 7 Mental Health Statistics 103

Part 2 Mental Illnesses

Chapter 8 Suicide and Mental Illness 111

Section 8.1 Facts about Suicide 112

Section 8.2 Questions about Suicide Risk 115

Section 8.3 Suicide Prevention 121

Chapter 9 Depressive Disorders 127

Section 9.1 Major Depression 128

Section 9.2 Dysthymia 140

Section 9.3 Seasonal Affective Disorder 143

Chapter 10 Bipolar Disorder 149

Section 10.1 Facts about Bipolar Disorder 150

Section 10.2 Cyclothymic Disorder 167

Chapter 11 Anxiety Disorders 169

Section 11.1 Panic Disorder 170

Section 11.2 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 172

Section 11.3 Compulsive Hoarding 175

Section 11.4 Social Anxiety Disorder 179

Section 11.5 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 182

Chapter 12 Phobias and Fears 185

Chapter 13 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 197

Chapter 14 Psychotic Disorders 205

Section 14.1 Psychosis 206

Section 14.2 Schizophrenia 208

Section 14.3 Schizoaffective Disorder 218

Section 14.4 Schizophreniform Disorder 220

Chapter 15 Personality Disorders 223

Section 15.1 Borderline Personality Disorder 224

Section 15.2 Other Personality Disorders 230

Chapter 16 Eating and Body Image Disorders 235

Section 16.1 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa 236

Section 16.2 Binge Eating Disorder 241

Section 16.3 Body Dysmorphic Disorder 244

Chapter 17 Addictions 249

Section 17.1 Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictive Behavior 250

Section 17.2 Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Disorders 253

Chapter 18 Impulse Control Disorders 255

Section 18.1 What Are Impulse Control Disorders? 256

Section 18.2 Disruptive Behavior Disorders 258

Section 18.3 Self-Injury 260

Section 18.4 Problem Gambling 269

Section 18.5 Paraphilias 273

Chapter 19 Tourette Syndrome 279

Part 3 Mental Health Treatments

Chapter 20 Recognizing a Mental Health Emergency 289

Chapter 21 Mental Health Care Services 293

Section 21.1 Types of Mental Health Professionals 294

Section 21.2 Types of Psychotherapies 296

Section 21.3 Assertive Community Treatment 304

Chapter 22 Mental Health Medications 307

Chapter 23 Tardive Dyskinesia: A Side Effect of Some Psychiatric Drugs 333

Chapter 24 Brain Stimulation Therapies 337

Chapter 25 Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Mental Health Care 345

Section 25.1 Herbal Remedies and Supplements for Mental Health 346

Section 25.2 Physical Therapies for Mental Health 366

Section 25.3 Spirituality and Mental Health 372

Part 4 Pediatric Mental Health Concerns

Chapter 26 Mental Health Care for Children and Teens 381

Section 26.1 Taking Your Child to a Therapist 382

Section 26.2 Treatment of Children with Mental Illness 388

Section 26.3 Helping Children and Teens Cope with Violence and Disaster 393

Chapter 27 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 399

Chapter 28 Autism Spectrum Disorder 409

Chapter 29 Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens 417

Chapter 30 Depression in Children and Teens 423

Chapter 31 Learning Disabilities 431

Chapter 32 Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) 435

Part 5 Other Populations with Distinctive Mental Health Concerns

Chapter 33 Mental Health Issues among Men 443

Section 33.1 Mental Health for Men 444

Section 33.2 Men and Depression 447

Chapter 34 Mental Health Issues among Women 451

Section 34.1 Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder 452

Section 34.2 Women and Depression 456

Section 34.3 Pregnancy and Depression 461

Section 34.4 Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Psychosis 466

Section 34.5 Menopause and Mental Health 473

Chapter 35 Mental Health Issues among Older Adults 475

Section 35.1 Depression in Late Life 476

Section 35.2 Anxiety and Older Adults 482

Section 35.3 Understanding Memory Loss 490

Section 35.4 Alzheimer Disease 494

Chapter 36 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual (LGBT) Mental Health Issues 501

Section 36.1 Sexual Orientation and the Psychological Impact of Prejudice and Discrimination 502

Section 36.2 LGBT Depression 513

Chapter 37 Victims of Trauma and Disaster 517

Section 37.1 Common Reactions after Trauma 518

Section 37.2 Coping with Traumatic Events 521

Section 37.3 Disaster Survivors and Mental Health 523

Chapter 38 Mental Health Issues among Minority and Immigrant Populations 527

Section 38.1 Mental Health Disparities among Minority Populations 528

Section 38.2 Mental Health Needs of Immigrants 532

Section 38.3 Children of Immigrants May Have a Higher Risk for Mental Disorders Than Their Parents 538

Chapter 39 The Link between Mental Health and Poverty 541

Part 6 Mental Illness Co-Occurring with Other Disorders

Chapter 40 Caregivers and Mental Health 549

Section 40.1 Self-Care for Family Caregivers 550

Section 40.2 Caregiving and Depression 561

Chapter 41 Cancer and Mental Health 567

Section 41.1 Psychological Stress and Cancer 568

Section 41.2 Depression in Cancer Patients 570

Section 41.3 Cognitive Disorders and Delirium in Advanced Cancer 576

Chapter 42 Codependency and Mental Health 581

Chapter 43 Diabetes and Mental Health 585

Chapter 44 Epilepsy and Mental Health 589

Chapter 45 Heart Disease and Mental Health 599

Chapter 46 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Mental Health 607

Chapter 47 Pain and Mental Health 615

Section 47.1 When Pain Accompanies Depression 616

Section 47.2 Anxiety and Chronic Pain 618

Section 47.3 Psychological Factors of Chronic Back Pain 621

Chapter 48 Parkinson Disease and Mental Health 627

Chapter 49 Sleep Disorders and Mental Health 631

Section 49.1 Depression and Sleep 632

Section 49.2 Disordered Sleep and Anxiety 637

Chapter 50 Stroke and Mental Health 641

Part 7 Additional Help and Information

Chapter 51 A Glossary of Mental Health Terms 647

Chapter 52 Crisis Hotlines and Helplines 655

Chapter 53 Mental Health Organizations 659

Index 671

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