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Title The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons complete home guide to mental health / editors, Frederic I. Kass, John M. Oldham, Herbert Pardes ; editorial director, Lois B. Morris ; managing editor, Ellen Watson.

Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1992.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  618.89 Q    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 476 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Note "A G.S. Sharpe Communicatios, Inc. Publication."
Includes index.
Summary Encyclopedia of mental health with information on common disorders and long term illnesses.
Contents 1. Mental Illness Assessment and Treatment. 1. What Is Mental Illness? / Michael Sheehy and Francine Cournos. 2. Going for Help: How Diagnoses Are Made and Appropriate Treatments Determined / L. Mark Russakoff, Steven Roose, Roger MacKinnon, Robert Spitzer and Janet B. W. Williams. 3. Mental Health Professionals and Treatment Facilities / Ronald O. Rieder, Rachel G. Klein, Jane Allen Waters and Diane Wattenmaker. 4. Common Approaches to Psychotherapy / Robert Alan Glick and Henry I. Spitz. 5. The Use of Drugs and Other Somatic Treatments / Lewis A. Opler. 6. Is Treatment Effective? / Frederic I. Kass, Jonathan M. Silver, Ellen Stevenson and Francine Cournos -- 2. Common Problems and Disorders Among Adults. 7. Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders / Michael R. Liebowitz. 8. Depression and Other Mood Disorders / Frederick M. Quitkin and Jean Endicott. 9. Alcoholism and Other Substance Abuse / Edward V. Nunes, Susan Deakins and Alexander H. Glassman. 10. Eating Disorders / B. Timothy Walsh. 11. Sexual Dysfunctions and Disorders / Judith Becker. 12. Sleep Disorders / Neil B. Kavey and Jamie Whyte. 13. Personality Disorders / John M. Oldham and Andrew E. Skodol. 14. Schizophrenia / Harold A. Sackeim and Sukdeb Mukherjee. 15. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Organic Causes of Mental Disorders / Davangere P. Devanand and Richard Mayeux -- 3. Common Problems and Disorders Among Children and Adolescents. 16. Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health / David Shaffer. 17. Developmental Disabilities and Common Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Preschool Children / Gail A. Wasserman. 18. Disorders of School-Age Children / Rachel G. Klein and David Shaffer. 19. Normal Development and Major Problems of Adolescence / Clarice J. Kestenbaum and Paul D. Trautman. 20. Stresses and Traumas of Childhood / Hector R. Bird, Arthur H. Green, Elliot M. Kranzler, Boris Rubinstein and Gail A. Wasserman -- 4. Special Issues and Problems. 21. Women's Issues at a Time of Social Change / Ethel Spector Person. 22. Developmental Issues for Men Throughout Life / Frederick M. Lane. 23. Aging and Mental Health / Barry J. Gurland and John Barsa. 24. Stress and Stress Management / Kenneth A. Frank and Donald S. Kornfeld. 25. Emotional Crises / Robert E. Feinstein. 26. Suicide / Thomas Kranjac. 27. Violence and Aggression / Jonathan M. Silver and Stuart Yudofsky. 28. Coping with Medical Illness and Dying / Philip R. Muskin and Eve Caligor. 29. Coping with AIDS / Judith Godwin Rabkin and Robert M. Kertzner. 30. Legal and Ethical Issues / Francine Cournos and John Petrila. 31. National Policy and Mental Health / Herbert Pardes, Frederic I. Kass and Francine Cournos. 32. Outlook for the Future / Jack M. Gorman -- Glossary / Tia Powell.
Subject Mental illness.
Psychiatry -- Popular works.
Families -- Mental health.
Mental Disorders -- Popular Works.
Added Author Kass, Frederic I.
Oldham, John M.
Pardes, Herbert, 1934-
Columbia University. College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Added Title Complete home guide to mental health.
ISBN 0805007245 (acid-free paper)
9780805007244 (acid-free paper)
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