Living with Schizophrenia

Living with Schizophrenia
Author : Jeffrey Rado
Publisher : JHU Press
Total Pages : 144
Release : 2017-01-02
ISBN 10 : 9781421421445
ISBN 13 : 1421421445
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Living with Schizophrenia Book Description:

Rado and Janicak define schizophrenia and explain what is known about its causes discuss the difference between negative symptoms (such as lack of emotion and social withdrawal) and positive symptoms (such as hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorders) describe medication and psychosocial and behavioral treatments—and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment for better long-term outcomes explain what people with schizophrenia and their families can do to help keep the person well explore how schizophrenia affects the entire family detail medical conditions that people with schizophrenia are more likely than other people to have—including heart disease, obesity, and diabetes offer key takeaway points for every topicDesigned for the lay reader and based on the most recent medical literature, Living with Schizophrenia offers information and understanding to help people coping with this often misunderstood disorder to best achieve recovery and healing.


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