Practical tools for leading a happy, productive life Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling mental disorder that afflicts one percent of the population, an estimated 2.5 million people in America alone.
The firsthand advice in this reassuring guide will empower the families and caregivers of schizophrenia patients to take charge, offering expert advice on identifying the warning signs, choosing the right health professional, understanding currently available drugs and those on the horizon (as well as their side effects), and evaluating traditional and alternative therapies.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 10/10/2008
- Category: Popular medicine & health
- ISBN: 9780470259276