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Schizophrenia For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-44487-0
E-book
388 pages
November 2008
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Introduction.

Part I: Understanding Schizophrenia.

Chapter 1: Understanding Schizophrenia: The Big Picture.

Chapter 2: Causes and Risk Factors.

Chapter 3: Suspecting Schizophrenia.

Part II: Finding Out What’s Wrong and Getting Help.

Chapter 4: Getting a Diagnosis.

Chapter 5: Assembling a Healthcare Team.

Chapter 6: Beginning Treatment.

Chapter 7: Paying for Your Loved One’s Care.

Part III: Treating Schizophrenia.

Chapter 8: Medication and Other Medical Approaches.

Chapter 9: Psychosocial Approaches.

Chapter 10: Finding Help and Hope through Research.

Part IV: Living with Schizophrenia.

Chapter 11: Schizophrenia and the Family.

Chapter 12: Developing Coping Skills.

Chapter 13: Housing Choices: Figuring Out Where to Live.

Chapter 14: Coping with Crises.

Chapter 15: People Are More Than Patients: Addressing the Needs of the Whole Person.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten My ths about Schizophrenia You Can Forget.

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Helping Families and Friends Cope and Come Out on Top.

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Avoid Relapse.

Appendix: Resources.

Index.

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