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The complete family guide to schizophrenia : helping your loved one get the most out of life / Kim T. Mueser and Susan Gingerich ; foreword by Harriet P. Lefley.

Mueser, Kim Tornvall. (Author). Gingerich, Susan. (Added Author).
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Red Lake Falls Public Library 616.898 MUE (Text) 35500005420508 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 1593851804 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781593851804 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1593852738 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781593852733 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 481 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-471) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. I. An overview of schizophrenia -- 1. Schizophrenia : the basics -- 2. Diagnosis and symptoms -- 3. Creating a vision of recovery -- 4. Comprehensive treatment of schizophrenia -- 5. Community resources -- pt. II. Special issues for family members -- 6. Parents -- 7. Siblings -- 8. Spouses and partners -- 9. Parenting and children -- pt. III. Preventing relapses -- 10. Medication -- 11. Managing stress -- 12. Developing a relapse prevention plan -- 13. Responding to crises -- pt. IV. Creating a supportive environment -- 14. Communicating effectively -- 15. Solving problems -- 16. Establishing household rules and sharing responsibilities -- pt. V. Coping with specific problems -- 17. Psychotic symptoms -- 18. Negative symptoms -- 19. Cognitive difficulties -- 20. Anxiety -- 21. Depression -- 22. Alcohol and drug abuse -- 23. Anger and violence -- 24. Lack of insight -- pt. VI. Improving quality of life -- 25. Social relationships -- 26. Work and school -- 27. Independent living and self-care skills -- 28. Leisure and recreation -- 29. Dealing with stigma -- 30. Planning for the future.
Author Notes

Kim T. Mueser, PhD, a clinical psychologist, is Executive Director of the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University. His clinical and research interests include the treatment of schizophrenia and posttraumatic stress disorder and the diagnosis and treatment of people with multiple disorders. He has published extensively and lectures often on the topic of psychiatric rehabilitation.

Susan Gingerich, MSW, is a clinician and consultant with more than 20 years of clinical experience working with people who have severe mental illness and their families. She has an independent practice in Philadelphia.

Subject: Schizophrenia.
Schizophrenics > Family relationships.
Mentally ill > Family relationships.
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