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Author: David Shore
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: schizophrenia
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788131524
ISBN-13: 9780788131523

Schizophrenia remains the most puzzling, chronic, & disabling of the severe mental disorders. Presents recent developments in research: diagnosis & classification, relation of symptoms to cognitive deficits, information processing & attention dysfunctions, genetics, psychopharmacologic treatment, tardive dyskinesia, psychosocial treatment, neuroimaging, infection & autoimmunity, neurochemistry & neuroendocrinology, & neuropathology. A nontechnical summary of each major area proceeds the articles.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drugs, therapy, life, terror, imaginary, real, lives, ravaged, schizophrenia
Number of Pages: 14
ISBN-10: 142232625X
ISBN-13: 9781422326251

Author: José Luis Ayuso-Mateos, Pedro Gutiérrez Recacha, J
Publisher: Fundacion BBVA
Keywords: effectiveness, cost, treatments, depression, schizophrenia, impact, level, mental, burden, illness, spain, population, reducing
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 8496515699
ISBN-13: 9788496515697

Author: Samuel J. Keith
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: mental, disorders, severe, efficacy, psychiatric, treatment, value
Number of Pages: 139
Published: 1996-08
ISBN-10: 0788130943
ISBN-13: 9780788130946

Provides a clear & concise summary of the scientific data on treatment efficacy which can contribute to a better understanding among the general public on the status of the field of psychiatric treatment research for the severely mentally ill. Includes efficacy of treatments for: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, geropsychiatric patients with severe mental illness, psychiatric disorders in children & adolescents, & psychiatric rehabilitation. Charts & tables.

Author: Barbara L. Kass-Bartelmes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, services, mental, quality, tools, improve, programs
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2008-05-01
ISBN-10: 1422310590
ISBN-13: 9781422310595

Major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disabil. among adults, & suicide ranks as the second leading cause of death among those ages 10-17. In any given year, over 2 million Amer. suffer the symptoms of schizophrenia, but more than half do not receive appropriate treatment. Mental health (MH) professionals have expressed concern that educ. & training programs have not kept up with changes in health & health care over the past 15 years. As a result, those receiving care may not be benefiting from recent advances. This report focuses specifically on AHRQ-funded research that has led to

Author: Cornelia M. Ashby
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: steps, taking, address, transition, challenges, agencies, federal, serious, mental, illness, states, adults
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437906990
ISBN-13: 9781437906998

The transition to adulthood can be difficult for young adults who suffer from a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. When these individuals are unsuccessful, the result can be economic hardship, social isolation, and in some cases suicide, all of which can pose substantial costs to society. This report provides information on: (1) the number of these young adults and their demographic characteristics; (2) the challenges they face,; (3) how selected states assist them; and (4) how the fed. gov¿t. supports states in serving these young adults and coordinates progra

Author: Professor Desmond Tutu
Publisher: Fahamu/Pambazuka
Keywords: peace, 80th, birthday, galtung, johan, celebrating, experiments
Number of Pages: 386
Published: 2011-02-01
ISBN-10: 0857490192
ISBN-13: 9780857490193

Impatient, provocative, and prolific in his pursuit of peace through research, publishing, and commentary, the influential Johan Galtung turned 80 on October 24, 2010, without the slightest sign of slowing down. This collection of essays celebrates peace in honor of this milestone. The wide range of essays explores issues including the eradication of violence, conflict transformation, resistance to taxation for the military, global terrorism and global hegemony, nonviolent revolutions, learning from nature, sport and conflict transformation, diplomacy, the financial crisis, prejudice towards
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