The Resource The First Episode of Psychosis : a Guide for Patients and Their Families, Michael T. Compton and Beth Broussard

The First Episode of Psychosis : a Guide for Patients and Their Families, Michael T. Compton and Beth Broussard

Label
The First Episode of Psychosis : a Guide for Patients and Their Families
Title
The First Episode of Psychosis
Title remainder
a Guide for Patients and Their Families
Statement of responsibility
Michael T. Compton and Beth Broussard
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The First Episode of Psychosis is the ideal book for patients experiencing the frightening and confusing initial episode of psychosis, which often occurs during late adolescence or early adulthood, and which affects nearly 3% of all people over the course of their lifetime. The book covers a range of disorders, focusing on primary psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder, clearly describing symptoms, early warning signs, and treatment--information that is essential for patients and families faced with the challenges posed by psychosis. The book also discusses psy
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
616.89
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC512
LC item number
.C58 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The First Episode of Psychosis : a Guide for Patients and Their Families, Michael T. Compton and Beth Broussard
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-237) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Answering your basic questions -- What is psychosis? -- What are the symptoms of psychosis? -- What diagnoses are associated with psychosis? -- What causes primary psychotic disorders like schizophrenia? -- Part II. Clarifying the initial evaluation and treatment of psychosis -- The initial evaluation of psychosis -- Medicines use to treat psychosis -- Psychosocial treatments for early psychosis -- Follow-up and sticking with treatment -- Part III. Helping you look ahead to next steps -- Early warning signs and preventing a relapse -- Staying healthy -- Promoting recovery -- Fighting stigma -- Reducing stress, coping, and communicating effectively: tips for family members and patients -- Finding specialized programs for early psychosis -- seeking more information -- Understanding mental health first aid for psychosis
Control code
ocn320626405
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 253 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199707003
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35753110
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320626405
  • pebcs0199707006

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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