eBook The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410388220
  • ISBN-13: 9781410388223
  • DDC: 616.89003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 2000 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2008, 2003
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2018
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Overview

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 4th edition, presents authoritative, comprehensive information on more than 200 mental disorders as well as drugs, treatments and therapies, alternative treatments, diagnostic and evaluation procedures, and related biological concepts totaling 530 articles. Written in language accessible to adult laypersons, it aims to fill the gap between basic consumer resources and highly technical professional materials, such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

Features and Benefits

  • Straight alphabetical arrangement of topics.
  • Cross-references placed throughout the Encyclopedia direct readers to primary entries from alternate names, drug brand names, and related topics.
  • Lists of Key Terms are provided where appropriate to define unfamiliar terms or concepts. A glossary of key terms is also included at the back of Volume 4.
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor sidebars provide sample questions that patients can ask their physicians.
  • Biographies of key people recognized for their important work in the field of mental health are profiled in entry sidebars.
  • Resources at the end of every entry direct readers to additional sources of information on a topic.
  • Valuable contact information for organizations and support groups is included with each entry and compiled in the back of Volume 4.
  • A comprehensive general index guides readers to all topics mentioned in the text.
  • 354 color photographs, illustrations, charts, and tables.
  • Standard structure and headings for each entry: Disorders and conditions including Definition: Demographics, Description, Causes and symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis, and Prevention; Drugs and herbs: Definition, Purpose, Description, Recommended dosage, Precautions, Side effects, and Interactions; Tests and procedures: Definition, Purpose, Description, Preparation, Aftercare, Risks, and Results; Treatments and therapies: Definition, Purpose, Demographics, Description, Preparation, Aftercare, And Risks; Other areas of discussion include Origins, Benefits, Research and general acceptance, and Training and certification, when applicable.

What's New

  • 28 new entries: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Attachment theory; Biomarkers; Classical conditioning; Codependency; Comorbidity; Criminogenic risk; Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); Dual diagnosis; Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder; Forensic psychiatry; Geriatric psychiatry; Health disparities; Integrated care; Involuntary outpatient treatment; Ketamine; Mental health parity act; Motivational Interviewing; Naloxone; National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI); National Council for Behavioral Health; Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS); Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9); Residential treatment center; Self-determination theory; Self-efficacy; Tolerance; and Trauma-informed care.

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Table of Contents

Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale.
Abuse.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Acupressure.
Acupuncture.
Acute stress disorder.
Addiction.
Adjustment disorders.
Adrenaline.
Adult ADHD.
Advance directives.
Affect.
Agoraphobia.
Alcohol use disorder (AUD).
Alprazolam.
Alzheimer's disease.
Amantadine.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
American Psychiatric Association.
American Psychological Association.
Amitriptyline.
Amnesia.
Amoxapine.
Amphetamines.
Amphetamine-type substance use disorder.
Anorexia nervosa.
Anosognosia.
Antianxiety medication (anxiolytics).
Antidepressants.
Antipsychotic medications.
Antisocial personality disorder.
Anxiety disorders.
Anxiety reduction techniques.
Apathy.
Aprepitant.
Aripiprazole.
Aromatherapy.
Art therapy.
Asenapine.
Asperger syndrome.
Assertive community treatment.
Assertiveness training.
Atomoxetine.
Attachment theory.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Autism spectrum disorder.
Aversion therapy.
Avoidant personality disorder.
Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorders (ARFID).
Barbiturates.
Beck Depression Inventory.
Behavior modification.
Bender Gestalt Test.
Benzodiazepines.
Benztropine.
Bereavement.
Beta blockers.
Bibliotherapy.
Binge drinking.
Binge eating disorder.
Biofeedback.
Biomarkers.
Biperiden.
Bipolar and related disorders.
Body dysmorphic disorder.
Body image.
Body integrity identity disorder.
Bodywork therapies.
Borderline personality disorder.
Brain.
Breathing-related sleep disorder.
Brief psychotic disorder.
Bulimia nervosa.
Bullying.
Bupropion.
Buspirone.
Caffeine-related disorders.
Cannabis and related disorders.
Capgras syndrome.
Carbamazepine.
Case management.
Catatonia.
Catatonic disorders.
Chamomile.
Child abuse.
Childhood disintegrative disorder.
Children's Apperception Test (CAT).
Children's Depression Inventory.
Chloral hydrate.
Chlordiazepoxide.
Chlorpromazine.
Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders.
Citalopram.
Classical conditioning.
Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness (CATIE).
Clinical Assessment Scales for the Elderly.
Clinical trials.
Clomipramine.
Clonazepam.
Clonidine.
Clorazepate.
Clozapine.
Cocaine and related disorders.
Codependency.
Cognistat.
Cognitive problem-solving skills training.
Cognitive remediation.
Cognitive retraining.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Community mental health.
Comorbidity.
Compliance.
Compulsion.
Compulsive exercise.
Computed tomography.
Conduct disorder.
Conners' Rating Scales.
Conversion disorder.
Co-occurring disorders.
Couples therapy.
Covert sensitization.
Criminogenic risk.
Crisis housing.
Crisis intervention.
Cyclothymic disorder.
Dance therapy.
Deinstitutionalization.
Delirium.
Delusional disorder.
Delusions.
Dementia.
Denial.
Dependent personality disorder.
Depersonalization/derealization disorder.
Depression.
Dermatillomania.
Desipramine.
Desvenlafaxine.
Detoxification.
Developmental coordination disorder.
Dexmethylphenidate.
Dextroamphetamine.
DHEA.
Diagnosis.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Diazepam.
Diets.
Diphenhydramine.
Disease concept of chemical dependency.
Disorder of written expression.
Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.
Dissociation and dissociative disorders.
Dissociative amnesia.
Dissociative fugue.
Dissociative identity disorder.
Disulfiram.
Divalproex sodium.
Donepezil.
Dopamine.
Down syndrome.
Doxepin.
Dual diagnosis.
Duloxetine.
Dyspareunia.
Economic and financial stress.
Ecstasy.
Elder abuse.
Electroconvulsive therapy.
Electroencephalography.
Encopresis.
Energy therapies.
Enuresis.
Epigenetics.
Erectile dysfunction.
Escitalopram.
Estazolam.
Evening primrose oil.
Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder.
Executive function.
Exercise and mental health.
Exhibitionism.
Exposure treatment.
Expressive language disorder.
Factitious disorder.
Family education.
Family psychoeducation.
Family therapy.
Fatigue.
Female orgasmic disorder.
Female sexual arousal disorder.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
Fetishism.
Figure drawings.
5-HTP.
Fluoxetine.
Fluphenazine.
Flurazepam.
Fluvoxamine.
Forensic psychiatry.
Frotteurism.
Gabapentin.
Galantamine.
Gambling disorder.
Ganser's syndrome.
Gender dysphoria.
Gender issues in mental health.
Generalized anxiety disorder.
Genetic factors and mental disorders.
Genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder.
Geriatric Depression Scale.
Geriatric psychiatry.
Gestalt therapy.
Ginkgo biloba.
Ginseng.
Grief.
Grief counseling.
Group homes.
Group therapy.
Guanfacine.
Guided imagery therapy.
Hallucination.
Hallucinogen-related disorders.
Haloperidol.
Halstead-Reitan Battery.
Hamilton Anxiety Scale.
Hamilton Depression Scale.
Hare Psychopathy Checklist.
Health disparities.
Historical, Clinical, Risk Management-20 (HCR-20).
Histrionic personality disorder.
Hoarding disorder.
Homelessness.
Hospitalization.
House-tree-person test.
Hypersomnia.
Hypnotherapy.
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder.
Hypomania.
Illness anxiety disorder.
Iloperidone.
Imaging studies.
Imipramine.
Impulse control disorders.
Informed consent.
Inhalant-related disorders.
Insomnia.
Integrated care.
Intellectual disability.
Intelligence tests.
Intermittent explosive disorder.
Internet addiction disorder.
Internet-based therapy.
Interpersonal therapy.
Intervention.
Involuntary hospitalization.
Involuntary outpatient treatment.
Isocarboxazid.
Journal therapy.
Juvenile bipolar disorder.
Juvenile depression.
Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test.
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children.
Kaufman Short Neurological Assessment Procedure.
Kava kava.
Ketamine.
Kleine-Levin syndrome.
Kleptomania.
Lamotrigine.
Late-life depression.
Lavender.
Lead poisoning.
Learning disorders.
Lewy body dementia.
Light therapy.
Lisdexamfetamine.
Lithium carbonate.
Lorazepam.
Loxapine.
Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery.
Magnetic resonance imaging.
Magnetic seizure therapy.
Major depressive disorder.
Male orgasmic disorder.
Malingering.
Managed care.
Manic episode.
Maprotiline.
Marriage counseling.
Mathematics disorder.
Matrix model.
Medication-induced movement disorders.
Meditation.
Memantine.
Mental health and violence.
Mental health courts.
Mental health law.
Mental health parity act.
Mental status examination.
Mesoridazine.
Methadone.
Methamphetamine.
Methylphenidate.
Military mental health.
Mind-body medicine.
Mini-mental state examination.
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.
Mirtazapine.
Mixed episode.
Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder.
Modeling.
Molindone.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
Motivational Interviewing.
Movement disorders.
Multisystemic therapy.
Music therapy.
Naloxone.
Naltrexone.
Narcissistic personality disorder.
Narcolepsy.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
National Council for Behavioral Health.
National Institute of Mental Health.
Nefazodone.
Negative symptoms.
Neglect.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
Neuropsychiatry.
Neuropsychological testing.
Neurosis.
Neurotransmitters.
Nicotine and related disorders.
Nightmare disorder.
Nortriptyline.
Nutrition and mental health.
Nutrition counseling.
Obsession.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
Olanzapine.
Opioid-related disorders.
Oppositional defiant disorder.
Origin of mental illnesses.
Oxazepam.
Oxcarbazepine.
Pain disorder.
Paliperidone.
Panic attack.
Panic disorder.
Paranoia.
Paranoid personality disorder.
Paraphilic disorders.
Parent management training.
Parental alienation disorder.
Paroxetine.
Passionflower.
Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9).
Pedophilic disorder.
Peer groups.
Pemoline.
Perphenazine.
Persistent depressive disorder.
Personality disorders.
Person-centered therapy.
Pervasive developmental disorders.
Phencyclidine use disorder.
Phenelzine.
Pica.
Pick's disease.
Pimozide.
Play therapy.
Polysomnography.
Polysubstance dependence.
Positive symptoms.
Positron emission tomography (PET).
Postpartum depression.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Premature ejaculation.
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
Premenstrual syndrome.
Prescription drug abuse.
Process addiction.
Propranolol.
Protriptyline.
Pseudocyesis.
Psychiatrist.
Psychoanalysis.
Psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Psychological assessment and diagnosis.
Psychologist.
Psychopharmacology.
Psychosis.
Psychosurgery.
Psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy integration.
Pyromania.
Quazepam.
Quetiapine.
Rational emotive therapy.
Reactive attachment disorder.
Reading disorder.
Reinforcement.
Relapse and relapse prevention.
Relaxation therapy.
Residential treatment center.
Respite.
Restless legs syndrome.
Rett syndrome.
Reward deficiency syndrome (RDS).
Riluzole.
Risperidone.
Rivastigmine.
Road rage.
Rorschach inkblot test.
Rumination disorder.
Saffron.
Sage.
SAMe.
Savant syndrome.
Schizoaffective disorder.
Schizoid personality disorder.
Schizophrenia.
Schizophreniform disorder.
Schizotypal personality disorder.
Seasonal affective disorder.
Sedatives and related disorders.
Seizures.
Selective mutism.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Self-control strategies.
Self-determination theory.
Self-efficacy.
Self-help groups.
Self-mutilation.
Senior mental health.
Sensory integration disorder.
Separation anxiety disorder.
Serotonin.
Serotonin syndrome.
Sertraline.
Sexual abuse.
Sexual addiction.
Sexual aversion disorder.
Sexual dysfunctions.
Sexual masochism.
Sexual sadism.
Sexual Violence Risk-20.
Shared psychotic disorder.
Shyness.
Single photon emission computed tomography.
Sleep deprivation.
Sleep disorders.
Sleep terror disorder.
Sleepwalking disorder.
Smoking cessation.
Social communication disorder.
Social phobia.
Social skills training.
Social workers.
Somatic symptom and related disorders.
Somatization disorder.
Specific phobias.
Speech sound disorder.
Speech-language pathology.
St. John's wort.
Stanford-Binet intelligence scales.
STAR*D study.
STEP-BD study.
Stereotypic movement disorder.
Steroids.
Stigma.
Stockholm syndrome.
Stress.
Stress management/reduction.
Stroke.
Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-5.
Stuttering.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory.
Substance use disorder.
Substance-induced anxiety disorder.
Substance-induced psychotic disorder.
Suicide.
Support groups.
Systematic desensitization.
Tacrine.
Talk therapy.
Tardive dyskinesia.
Temazepam.
The Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS).
Thematic Apperception Test.
Thioridazine.
Thiothixene.
Tic disorders.
Toilet phobia.
Token economy system.
Tolerance.
Tourette's disorder.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Transvestic disorder.
Tranylcypromine.
Trauma.
Trauma-informed care.
Traumatic brain injury.
Trazodone.
Triazolam.
Trichotillomania.
Trifluoperazine.
Trihexyphenidyl.
Trimipramine.
Undifferentiated somatoform disorder.
Vagus nerve stimulation.
Valerian.
Valproic acid.
Vascular dementia.
Venlafaxine.
Vivitrol.
Vocational rehabilitation.
Voyeurism.
Wechsler Intelligence Scales.
Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome.
Wide range achievement test.
Wilson disease.
Yoga.
Zaleplon.
Zinc.
Ziprasidone.
Zolpidem.