When someone you love has a mental illness : a handbook for family, friends, and caregivers /
Rebecca Woolis ; foreword by Agnes B. Hatfield.
1st J.P. Tarcher/Perigee ed.
New York, N.Y. : J.P. Tarcher/Perigee, 1992.
xxiii, 232 p. : ill.
0874776953 (alk. paper), 9780874776959 (alk. paper)
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New York, N.Y. : J.P. Tarcher/Perigee, 1992.
0874776953 (alk. paper)
9780874776959 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-228) and index.
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Booklist, August 1992
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Bowker Data Service Summary
This revised and updated edition offers exciting and vital current information about recovery from mental illness and substance abuse while addressing short-term, daily problems of living with someone who has mental illness, and long-term planning and care.
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An essential resource--featuring 50 proven Quick Reference guides--for the millions of parents, siblings, and friends of people with mental illness, as well as professionals in the field.
Table of Contents
Quick Reference Guides
The World of Mental Illnessp. 1
Understanding Treatments and the Course of Mental Illnessp. 23
Essential Skills for Getting Along With People With Mental Illnessp. 49
Handling the Basic Symptoms - Hallucinations, Delusions, and Confused Thinking - and Minimizing Relapsesp. 83
Managing More Severe Symptoms and Problems: Bizarre Behavior, Violence, Substance Abuse, and Suicidep. 103
Coping With Your Own Feelingsp. 121
Balancing Family Needs With the Patient's Needsp. 147
Working With Mental-Health Professionals and Choosing Facilitiesp. 167
Dealing With Practical Matters: Housing, Jobs, Money, and Stigmap. 193
Appendix: Medicationsp. 209
Resourcesp. 215
Indexp. 229
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