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The Everything Health Guide to Schizophrenia: The latest information on treatment, medication, and coping strategies
     

The Everything Health Guide to Schizophrenia: The latest information on treatment, medication, and coping strategies

by Dean A Haycock, Elias K. Shaya (Contribution by), Dean A. Haycock
 

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The effects of schizophrenia can be devastating for both the 3.3 million adults living with the disease as well as their families and friends. This guide offers help to those who suffer from schizophrenia and their loved ones, including information on how to:

  • Get a correct diagnosis
  • Understand the various types of schizophrenia
  • Handle

Overview

The effects of schizophrenia can be devastating for both the 3.3 million adults living with the disease as well as their families and friends. This guide offers help to those who suffer from schizophrenia and their loved ones, including information on how to:

  • Get a correct diagnosis
  • Understand the various types of schizophrenia
  • Handle resulting problems such as substance abuse
  • Find the right doctor
  • Choose and manage medications
  • Find support from family, friends, and the community
  • Volunteer and spread awareness for the cause
Symptoms of schizophrenia and resulting problems can be severe. In this book, you will find the information, reassurance, and advice you need to work toward a better life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605500362
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
08/18/2009
Series:
Everything Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Dean Haycock, PhD (Salem, NY) is a science and medical writer with a PhD from Brown University and a fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health to study at the Rockefeller University. Dr. Haycock's research and feature articles have appeared in many scholarly journals as well as newspapers, websites, and magazines, including WebMD and the Annals of Internal Medicine. In addition, he has contributed articles to The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health.

Elias K. Shaya, MD (Baltimore, MD), is chief of psychiatry at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, and is an instructor at the Johns Hopkins University. He earned his MD degree at the American University of Beirut School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for General and Geriatric Psychiatry. He has been published in several medical publications, including the American Journal of Psychiatry. He is a regular lecturer, consultant, and speakers' bureau member for several pharmaceutical companies.

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