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Carer's Guide to Schizophrenia

Second Edition

Greg Wilkinson
Tony Kendrick
Bruce Moore

January 2000




ISBN 978-1-85315-408-9

Carer's Guide to Schizophrenia

The new edition of this popular book has been completely updated to take into account new mental health legislation and recent developments in the treatment of schizophrenia.The authors provide answers to the wide-ranging questions that carers may have about family members or friends suffering from schizophrenia.
These include how to recognize symptoms of schizophrenia, the different types of schizophrenia, the various treatment options and a glossary of commonly used phrases and words.
The involvement of family and friends in caring for a person with schizophrenia is also discussed, as well as details of who can provide help and support for the carers.


What is Schizophrenia?; What Causes Schizophrenia?; Medical Treatment; The Family, Community and Talking Treatments; Getting Help; Mental Health Act Legislation; Problems Associated with Schizophrenia; Helping Carers; Appendix: Some Commonly Used Words and Phrases Explained.

General Medicine

Greg Wilkinson/Tony Kendrick/Bruce Moore