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Surviving Schizophrenia

A Manual for Families, Patients and Providers

Author(s): E. Fuller Torrey

ISBN13: 9780060842598

ISBN10: 0060842598

Publisher: HarperCollins (4 May 2006)

Extent: 546 pages

Binding: Paperback

Size: 20.3 x 13.7 x 3.6 cm

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  • Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families and mental health professionals.


    In clear language, this much, praised and important book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment and course of schizophrenia and also explores living with it from both the patient and the familys point of view.


    This new, completely updated fifth edition includes the latest research findings on what causes the disease as well as information about the newest drugs for treatment and answers to the questions most often asked by families, consumers and providers.

  • E. Fuller Torrey

    E. Fuller Torrey, M.D., is a research psychiatrist specializing in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He is the executive director of the Stanley Medical Research Institute, the founder of the Treatment Advocacy Center, a professor of psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and the author of twenty books. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

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    A comprehensive, realistic, and compassionate approach...Should be of tremendous value to anyone who must confront these questions.

    - Psychology Times


    Brilliant.... There is no one writing on psychology today whom I would rather read.

    - Los Angeles


    Times [Torrey] is comprehensive in his coverage of topics and thorough in his discussion.

    - NAMI Advocate


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