Diseases and Disorders of Youth: Kids and Mental Illness, 1st Edition

  • Peggy J. Parks
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  • ISBN-10: 1682824020
  • ISBN-13: 9781682824023
  • DDC: 616.890083
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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From anxiety disorders and depression to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and schizophrenia, young people can be stricken with many different mental illnesses. Each of these illnesses has its own symptoms, characteristics, and severity. This book presents a realistic picture of these conditions, what is known about their causes, what it’s like to live with them, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Disorders of the Mind.
1: What Is Mental Illness?.
2: What Causes Mental Illness.
3: Can Mental Illness Be Treated or Cured?.
4: What Is It Like to Live with Mental Illness?.
Source Notes.
Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.