Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 January 2015

408 Pages | 40 illus.


ISBN: 9780195324792

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Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Serious Mental Disorders

A Bioecological Approach for Social Workers

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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