Diagnosis: schizophrenia : a comprehensive resource for consumers, families, and helping professionals / [edited by] Rachel Miller and Susan E. Mason.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2011.
ISBN: 9780231150408 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0231150407 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780231150415 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231150415 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Description: xxvi, 237 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Schizophrenia Case studies.
Contents: In the beginning -- So many questions : the quick reference guide -- How the brain works -- What is schizophrenia? -- Why me? -- Diagnosing schizophrenia -- What will people think of me now? -- Medication -- Out of the hospital and staying well -- Coping with positive and negative symptoms -- Coping with other symptoms and side effects -- Drugs, alcohol, and safer sex -- Under the microscope -- Zelda's story -- Who am I now? -- Getting the social services you need -- Vocational rehabilitation.