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Published: 18 November 2014

408 Pages | 40 illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195324792

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Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Serious Mental Disorders

A Bioecological Approach

Edward H. Taylor

  • Helps readers understand mental disorders from a neurobiological, ecological, cognitive, information processing, and emotional perspective.
  • Provides a historical perspective of how mental disorders have been conceptualized from the earliest recorded history to current modern society.
  • Introduces readers to findings indicating that some disorders, such as schizophrenia are both a neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative illness.
  • Provides steps for assessing and helping individuals with mental disorders.

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