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The Resource Understanding schizophrenia : a practical guide for patients, families, and health care professionals, Ravinder Reddy, MD, and Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD

Understanding schizophrenia : a practical guide for patients, families, and health care professionals, Ravinder Reddy, MD, and Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD

Label
Understanding schizophrenia : a practical guide for patients, families, and health care professionals
Title
Understanding schizophrenia
Title remainder
a practical guide for patients, families, and health care professionals
Statement of responsibility
Ravinder Reddy, MD, and Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This concise and up-to-date guide to schizophrenia focuses on dealing with many aspects of the illness--complying with treatment, managing crises, being a caregiver, communicating with the care team, and coping skills. It also provides practical approaches to common issues such financial support, housing, employment, interacting with the legal system, stress management, socialization, and negative emotions.--From publisher description
  • "Written by two physicians with decades of clinical and research experience in the field, this volume helps readers face schizophrenia by understanding what it is and how it is managed. Schizophrenia is a devastating illness that affects more than two million Americans. Written to help anyone who is faced with managing schizophrenia, whether as a patient, friend, or family member, this accessible book is an ideal first stop for practical, up-to-date information. It includes an overview of schizophrenic disorder and provides answers to common questions that arise at different phases of the illness. This brief and to-the-point guide focuses on dealing with many aspects of schizophrenia--complying with treatment, managing crises, being a caregiver, communicating with the care team, and coping skills. The book also provides practical approaches to common issues, such as financial support, housing, employment, interacting with the legal system, stress management, socialization, and negative emotions. Included are useful forms, lists, and a comprehensive collection of resources to access help and information. The goal of this book is to assist patients and their loved ones to effectively face schizophrenia, achieve maximal recovery, and enjoy a good quality of life."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reddy, Ravinder
Dewey number
616.89/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC514
LC item number
.R3858 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WM 203
NLM item number
R313 2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Keshavan, Matcheri S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diagnostik
  • Therapie
  • Schizophrenia
  • Consumer education
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Consumer education
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenie
  • Krankheitsbild
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Health Education
Label
Understanding schizophrenia : a practical guide for patients, families, and health care professionals, Ravinder Reddy, MD, and Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Facing schizophrenia : quick primer -- Core clinical features of schizophrenia -- What is not schizophrenia? -- Who gets schizophrenia? -- How is schizophrenia diagnosed? -- What is the course and prognosis of schizophrenia? -- Medical treatment of schizophrenia -- Common medication side effects -- Psychological and rehabilitative treatments -- Treatment nonadherence -- Achieving maximal recovery -- Life with schizophrenia -- Assembling your care team -- A manual for caregivers -- Common problems in facing schizophrenia -- Managing crises -- Biological foundations of schizophrenia -- What does the future hold? -- Appendix A: Commonly used antipsychotics for schizophrenia -- Appendix B: Very brief history of schizophrenia -- Appendix C: Recommended resources -- Appendix D: Forms and lists
Control code
6159121
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 212 pages
Isbn
9781440831508
Lccn
2015016085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)900016485
Label
Understanding schizophrenia : a practical guide for patients, families, and health care professionals, Ravinder Reddy, MD, and Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Facing schizophrenia : quick primer -- Core clinical features of schizophrenia -- What is not schizophrenia? -- Who gets schizophrenia? -- How is schizophrenia diagnosed? -- What is the course and prognosis of schizophrenia? -- Medical treatment of schizophrenia -- Common medication side effects -- Psychological and rehabilitative treatments -- Treatment nonadherence -- Achieving maximal recovery -- Life with schizophrenia -- Assembling your care team -- A manual for caregivers -- Common problems in facing schizophrenia -- Managing crises -- Biological foundations of schizophrenia -- What does the future hold? -- Appendix A: Commonly used antipsychotics for schizophrenia -- Appendix B: Very brief history of schizophrenia -- Appendix C: Recommended resources -- Appendix D: Forms and lists
Control code
6159121
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 212 pages
Isbn
9781440831508
Lccn
2015016085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)900016485

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