Surviving Schizophrenia : A Family Manual
Updated throughout and filled with all the latest research, the bestselling Surviving Schizophrenia is back, now in its sixth edition.Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families, and mental health professionals. In clear language, this much-praised and important book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment, and course of schizophrenia and also explores living with it from both the patient's and the family's point of view. This new, completely updated sixth edition includes the latest research findings on what causes the disease, as well as information about the newest drugs for treatment, and answers the questions most often asked by families, consumers, and providers.
- Paperback | 512 pages
- 134 x 202 x 24mm | 419.99g
- 03 Dec 2013
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- New York, United States
- 6th Edition
- black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings
"A comprehensive, realistic, and compassionate approach...Should be of tremendous value to anyone who must confront these questions." -- Psychology Times "Brilliant.... There is no one writing on psychology today whom I would rather read." -- Los Angeles Times "[Torrey] is comprehensive in his coverage of topics and thorough in his discussion." -- NAMI Advocate
About E. Fuller Torrey
E. Fuller Torrey, M.D., is a research psychiatrist specializing in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He is the executive director of the Stanley Medical Research Institute, the founder of the Treatment Advocacy Center, a professor of psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and the author of twenty books. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.