Provides an overview about the mental disorder and guidelines for such topics as customizing treatment by type of disorder, dealing with substance abuse, and garnering support from family, friends, and the community.Review by Publisher Summary 2
An authoritative and comprehensive reference shares practical guidelines for such topics as customizing treatment in accordance with schizophrenia type, addressing substance abuse, and garnering support from family, friends, and the community. Original.Review by Publisher Summary 3
The effects of schizophrenia can be devastating for both the 3.3 million adults living with the disease as well as their families and friends. This guide offers help to those who suffer from schizophrenia and their loved ones, including information on how to:Get a correct diagnosisUnderstand the various types of schizophreniaHandle resulting problems such as substance abuseFind the right doctorChoose and manage medicationsFind support from family, friends, and the communityVolunteer and spread awareness for the cause Symptoms of schizophrenia and resulting problems can be severe. In this book, you will find the information, reassurance, and advice you need to work toward a better life.