Schizophrenia (Diseases and Disorders)

Schizophrenia (Diseases and Disorders)

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  • 製本 Library, hard cover book:図書館用装丁強化版/ページ数 112 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781560069089
  • DDC分類 616.8982

Full Description


The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing and painful - emotionally as well as physically - to impressionable young people. The "Diseases and Disorders" series offers young readers a means of understanding these ailments and their ramifications. This volume discusses the nature of schizophrenia, its various types and diagnoses, and such related topics as Freud, genetics, family ties, stress, stigma prenatal viruses, living conditions, daily problems, early treatments, funding, research and new drugs.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           6  (2)
Introduction: A Terrifying Disease 8 (4)
What Is Schizophrenia? 12 (16)
What Causes Schizophrenia? 28 (14)
Treatment but No Cure 42 (18)
Living with Schizophrenia 60 (17)
Future Directions 77 (13)
Notes 90 (3)
Glossary 93 (2)
Organizations to Contact 95 (2)
For Further Reading 97 (2)
Works Consulted 99 (6)
Index 105(6)
Picture Credits 111(1)
About the Author 112