Mario Maj (Editor), et al, «Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders»

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Mario Maj (Editor), et al, «Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders»
Wiley | ISBN 0470010835 | 2005 Year | PDF | 1,25 Mb | 316 Pages


The WHO has found that mental disorders rank in the top 10 of leading causes of disability in the world, creating a significant social, emotional and economic burden for young people, their families and society. Early detection of these potentially disabling disorders and appropriate treatment at the time of initial onset can reduce patient discomfort, duration and severity of illness and the costs associated with misdiagnosis.
Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders is an unbiased and reliable reference point for mental health professionals to properly assess patients and treat disorders as early as possible.

The mental disorders and topics addressed in this volume include:

Schizophrenia
Bipolar Disorder
Eating Disorders
Depression
Anxiety Disorders
Alzheimer's Disease
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Children of parents with mental disorders
Diagnosis of mental disorders in children
This book will be of interest to psychiatrists and psychologists, researchers and policy makers.