Mario Maj (Sous la direction de), Juan Jose Lopez-Ibor (Sous la direction de), Norman Sartorius (Sous la direction de), Mitsumoto Sato (Sous la direction de), Ahmed Okasha (Sous la direction de) : Early Detection And Management Of Mental Disorders

Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons Inc (7 décembre 2004)

Book Description

The WHO has found that mental disorders rank in the top 10 of leading causes of disability in the world, creating a significant social, emotional and economic burden for young people, their families and society. Early detection of these potentially disabling disorders and appropriate treatment at the time of initial onset can reduce patient discomfort, duration and severity of illness and the costs associated with misdiagnosis. Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders is an unbiased and reliable reference point for mental health professionals to properly assess patients and treat disorders as early as possible.

The mental disorders and topics addressed in this volume include :

Schizophrenia Bipolar Disorder Eating Disorders Depression Anxiety Disorders Alzheimer’s Disease Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Children of parents with mental disorders Diagnosis of mental disorders in children This book will be of interest to psychiatrists and psychologists, researchers and policy makers.

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