Models of Madness Psychological, Social and Biological Approaches to Schizophrenia

ISBN-10: 1583919066

ISBN-13: 9781583919064

Edition: 2004

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'Models of Madness' shows that hallucinations & delusions are understandable reactions to life events & circumstances rather than symptoms of a supposed genetic predisposition or biological disturbance.
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List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Loren Mosher, M.D., is Associate Director, Addiction, Victim, and Mental Health Services, Montgomery County, Rockville, Maryland, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.

Richard P. Bentallis professor of clinical psychology at the University of Bangor in Wales. He has held chairs in clinical psychology at the universities of Liverpool and Manchester. Known internationally for his research into the causes and treatment of severe mental illness, he is also the author of the award-winning bookMadness Explained: Psychosis and Human Nature.

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