Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis : Understanding the DSM-5

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Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis aims to cut through the misinformation, stigma, and assumptions that surround mental illness and give a clear picture of what mental illness really is.

The book pairs diagnostic criteria and descriptions for a cross-section of mental illnesses in the DSM-5 with nineteen first-hand narrative accounts of what it's like to live with those conditions. The book is also infused with the author's own experience as a mental health nurse and person living with depression.

With the fusion of diagnostic information, clinical experience, and lived experience, this book offers a unique, well-rounded perspective on the reality of mental illness.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 240g
  • English
  • 199900082X
  • 9781999000820
  • 1,969,972

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