Mental Health Disorders Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Karen Bellenir
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  • ISBN-10: 078081276X
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812765
  • DDC: 616.89
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Basic consumer health information about healthy brain functioning and mental illnesses, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychotic and personality disorders, eating disorders, impulse control disorders, and more; along with information about medications and treatments, mental health concerns in specific groups, such as children, adolescents, older adults, minority populations, and people in poverty, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: The Brain and Mental Health.
2: Mental Health Begins with Healthy Brain Functions.
3: The Components of Mental Health.
4: Lifestyles and Mental Health.
5: Developing and Reinforcing Mental Wellness.
6: Mental Health in the Workplace.
7: The Stigma of Mental Illness.
8: Mental Health Statistics.
9: Mental Illnesses.
10: Suicide and Mental Illness.
11: Depressive Disorders.
12: Bipolar Disorder.
13: Anxiety Disorders.
14: Phobias and Fears.
15: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
16: Psychotic Disorders.
17: Personality Disorders.
18: Eating and Body Image Disorders.
19: Addictions.
20: Impulse Control Disorders.
21: Tourette Syndrome.
22: Mental Health Treatments.
23: Recognizing a Mental Health Emergency.
24: Mental Health Care Services.
25: Mental Health Medications.
26: Tardive Dyskinesia: A Side Effect of Some Psychiatric Drugs.
27: Brain Stimulation Therapies.
28: Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Mental Health Care.
29: Pediatric Mental Health Concerns.
30: Mental Health Care for Children and Teens.
31: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
32: Autism Spectrum Disorder.
33: Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens.
34: Depression in Children and Teens.
35: Learning Disabilities.
36: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS).
37: Other Populations with Distinctive Mental Health Concerns.
38: Mental Health Issues among Men.
39: Mental Health Issues among Women.
40: Mental Health Issues among Older Adults.
41: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual (LGBT) Mental Health Issues.
42: Victims of Trauma and Disaster.
43: Mental Health Issues among Minority and Immigrant Populations.
44: The Link between Mental Health and Poverty.
45: Mental Illness Co-Occurring with Other Disorders.
46: Caregivers and Mental Health.
47: Cancer and Mental Health.
48: Codependency and Mental Health.
49: Diabetes and Mental Health.
50: Epilepsy and Mental Health.
51: Heart Disease and Mental Health.
52: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Mental Health.
53: Pain and Mental Health.
54: Parkinson Disease and Mental Health.
55: Sleep Disorders and Mental Health.
56: Stroke and Mental Health.
57: Additional Help and Information.
58: A Glossary of Mental Health Terms.
59: Crisis Hotlines and Helplines.
60: Mental Health Organizations.