Mental Health and Mental Disorders

Mental Health and Mental Disorders

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-being

Book - 2016
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"Serving as an indispensable resource for students and general-interest readers alike, this three-volume work provides a comprehensive view of mental health that covers both mental well-being and mental illness"-- Provided by publisher.
"The quest to understand mental health and its disorders is first noted in the writings of the Ancient Greeks. With today's new technologies and constant research, scientists have uncovered many causes of mental disorders and conditions as well as new treatments to reduce symptoms as well as prevent these conditions. Mental health is a broad term that encompasses both dysfunction and well-being from conception through the life span. The purpose of this encyclopedia is to provide a wide-ranging reference source on mental health and its disorders, written at a level accessible for upper high school and college students as well as for the layperson. The encyclopedia provides insights into the discipline of mental health and covers both healthy functioning and mental disorders or conditions, treatment methods, and factors that promote mental health and well-being. Mental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being aims to open the door to mental health research for readers, as well as direct them to accurate and current resources for further investigation"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781440803826
Branch Call Number: 616.89 ME
Characteristics: 3 volumes (xliv, 1310 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Sperry, Len


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