A guide for anyone who has been touched by mental illness.
Based on the latest, fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -- known as DSM-5 -- Understanding Mental Disorders provides valuable insight on what to expect from an illness and its treatment--and will help readers recognize symptoms, know when to seek help, and get the right care.
Featured disorders include:
... autism spectrum disorder
... bipolar disorders
... posttraumatic stress disorder
"DSM-5 sounds mysterious or technical to many people. This guide dissolves the mystery and explains psychiatric diagnoses in readily understandable terms." Mary Giliberti, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness
288 pages. 2015
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