E. Fuller Torrey
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...
Surviving Manic Depression is the most comprehensive, up-to-date book on the disorder that affects more than two million people in the United States alone. Based on the latest research, it provides detailed coverage of every aspect of the disorder. All aspects of the disease are addressed: symptoms, with many direct descriptions from patients themselves, risk factors, onset and cause, medications (including drugs still in the testing stage), causes,...
Explores the social problem of caring for the mentally ill looking at current programs and policies, problems with the mental health system, and discusses viable options for the future.