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Published: 10 March 2019

160 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198813774

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Fourth Edition

Stephen J. Glatt, Stephen V. Faraone, and Ming T. Tsuang

The Facts Series

  • Endorsed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness New York State (NAMI-NYS)
  • Provides a comprehensive and clearly written guide to the causes, symptoms, and available treatments for people suffering from schizophrenia
  • Presents an accessible and jargon-free introduction that can be used by persons affected with schizophrenia, relatives, close friends, and caregivers, as well as professionals in the mental health field
  • Written from a practical standpoint to help affected persons understand and cope with the illness
  • Includes Key Point boxes at the start of each chapter to quickly summarize important concepts covered in the text
  • Recommended for use by students studying psychology

New to this Edition:

  • Includes recent changes in criteria to the major American diagnostic system for identifying schizophrenia
  • Updated to reflect current scientific developments, especially with regard to genetics and neurobiology
  • Offers more guidance around understanding the medical literature that informs the book
  • New figures and tables added to support understanding

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