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50 Signs of Mental Illness By James Whitney Hicks

50 Signs of Mental Illness
by James Whitney Hicks

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Presents fifty signs that may, or may not, signal mental illness, including everything from anger to sexual preoccupations, from cravings to obsessions. The author explains how a specific sign can be caused by illnesses and may even be a normal response to stress, and outlines treatments as well as strategies for coping with each symptom.
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50 Signs of Mental Illness Summary


50 Signs of Mental Illness: A Guide to Understanding Mental Health by James Whitney Hicks

A user-friendly, alphabetical guide to psychiatric symptoms and what you should know about them.

Anger, fatigue, obsessions, memory loss, sexual performance problems, suicidal thoughts. Are these signs of mental illness? How can you tell? Should you consult your physician? This reassuring book is for anyone seeking to understand their own symptoms or those of a loved one.

"A smart, alphabetically arranged layperson's guide to common symptoms."-Gregory Mott, Washington Post

"Each of us has experienced one or several of the various forms of emotional distress described in this enormously helpful book--and who has not worried about their meaning and sometimes wondered whether, or how, to seek treatment? Finally, here is the book that answers every question lucidly, directly and authoritatively."- Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D., author of Lost In America: A Journey With My Father and How We Die

"This resource on the symptoms of mental illness and their treatment is a solid gem."-Library Journal

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"Each of us has experienced one or several of the various forms of emotional distress described in this enormously helpful book--and who has not sometimes wondered whether, or how, to seek treatment? Finally, here is the book that answers every question lucidly, directly and authoritatively. Dr. Hicks deserves the thanks of every reader, for his remarkable contribution to mental health."--Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D., author of" Lost in America: A Journey with My Father and" How We Die

About James Whitney Hicks


James Whitney Hicks, M.D., is director of clinical services at the Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center in New York City. He is also assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York University.

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GOR003740061
50 Signs of Mental Illness: A Guide to Understanding Mental Health by James Whitney Hicks
James Whitney Hicks
Yale University Press Health & Wellness
Used - Good
Paperback
Yale University Press
2006-06-30
416
0300116942
9780300116946
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.