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When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness A Handbook for Family, Friends, and Caregivers, Revised and Expanded

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ISBN-10: 0874776953

ISBN-13: 9780874776959

Edition: 2003

Authors: Rebecca Woolis, Agnes B. Hatfield

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List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/18/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Quick Reference Guides
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
The World of Mental Illness
Understanding Treatments and the Course of Mental Illness
Essential Skills for Getting Along With People With Mental Illness
Handling the Basic Symptoms - Hallucinations, Delusions, and Confused Thinking - and Minimizing Relapses
Managing More Severe Symptoms and Problems: Bizarre Behavior, Violence, Substance Abuse, and Suicide
Coping With Your Own Feelings
Balancing Family Needs With the Patient's Needs
Working With Mental-Health Professionals and Choosing Facilities
Dealing With Practical Matters: Housing, Jobs, Money, and Stigma
Appendix: Medications
Resources
Index