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Diagnosing and treating mental illness

John V. Wylie

Diagnosing and treating mental illness

a guide for physicians, nurses, patients, and their families

by John V. Wylie

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Demers Books in Spokane, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness,
  • Mental Disorders,
  • Treatment,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Therapy

  • About the Edition

    Provides a common sense method for diagnosing mental illnesses in a way that both caretakers and patients can better understand.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn V. Wylie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC460 .W95 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24879836M
    ISBN 100981600263
    ISBN 109780981600260
    LC Control Number2009906904
    OCLC/WorldCa368039745

    They were mostly not entirely concerned with psychoses externalizing disorders such as antisocial personality disorder and drug and alcohol use disorders rather than neuroses internalizing disorders such as depression and anxietyand they took into account a full range of hard-to-define symptoms including inappropriate behavior in public, delusions, delirium, and hallucinations. On one side, an ideological commitment against psychotropic drugs can stand in the way of children and families getting help. Bipolar and related disorders. Some examples of categories included in the DSM-5 include anxiety disordersbipolar and related disorders, depressive disorders, feeding and eating disordersobsessive-compulsive and related disorders, and personality disorders. While the DSM is also used for diagnostic purposes, it is also highly valued as a research tool. Drug use is highly comorbid with other mental illnesses; 6 out of 10 people who have a substance use disorder also suffer from another form of mental illness National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA],

    Mental illness is more common than many people think. We add to it as the medical knowledge and research supports the addition of new medical classifications and diagnoses. It is up to humans to decide whom to diagnose and treat, which means that values play an essential role in the diagnosis of childhood psychiatric disorders. NAMI reports that "one in 5 adults experiences a mental health condition every year," while "one in 20 lives with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.

    Brain-stimulation treatments Brain-stimulation treatments are sometimes used for depression and other mental health disorders. As a result, some of the treatments in those days were purely physical approaches to ending mental disorders and their symptoms. These disorders involve preoccupations or obsessions and repetitive thoughts and actions. This treatment lasted for several more decades, with many practitioners swearing by the purported positive results for patients who went through this treatment.


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Diagnosing and treating mental illness book

Feeding and eating disorders. Or do we blame the authors who put the words together to create the novels? Indeed, the finding that nearly half of all Americans will meet the criteria for a DSM disorder at some point in their life Kessler et al.

Bipolar disorder should be fairly accurately diagnosed because its diagnostic criteria are clear and overlap with only a few other disorders. What are some of the differences in these two classification systems?

Lee In this captivating story about mental health and the bonds of sisterhood, one young woman struggles against the bonds of her illness, while another searches for the right way to offer support.

An updated version, called the DSM-IV-TR, was published in and contained minor text revisions in the descriptions of each disorder. Lobotomies were a clear demonstration that mental illness treatments should be thoroughly tested before being widely used.

Sharp and compelling, this highly entertaining account will reframe the way you see mental health in everyday life. The DSM-5 also provides information about comorbidity; the co-occurrence of two disorders.

A captivating narrative that details the many challenges Hall has faced as a result of his disorder, whether it be the dangerous Director in his head urging him to drive his car into the ocean, or the medical community even his own family's inability to understand his illness.

Somatic symptom and related disorders. The classification system used by most U. William Carey, a pediatrician at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, argues that children have a huge range of temperaments and ways of adjusting to their social worlds—and that this variation is perfectly normal.

Answers 1. Deliberately creating a low blood sugar coma gained attention in the s as a tool for treating mental illness because it was believed that dramatically changing insulin levels altered wiring in the brain.

Nowadays a small hole may be made in the skull to treat bleeding between the inside of the skull and the surface of the brain that usually results from a head trauma or injury.

If you can't get that diagnosis you can't get those services. There was an error. My Lobotomy by Howard Dully In the early s, year-old Howard Dully underwent a radical and brutal procedure : the so-called "ice pick" lobotomy.Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Serious Mental Disorders uniquely provides information that is useful across mental health, psychopathology, practice, and human behavior and development classes, particularly for psychopathology and advanced mental health practice courses.

DSM-IV-TR Author: Edward H. Taylor. Feb 13,  · I do not take this subject lightly. Mental illness is serious, but with proper treatment people do recover and live productive, happy lives and the earlier the intervention, the better.

Diagnosing mental illness is not something most physicians take lightly either. Because of the stigma sometimes the diagnosis can be delayed for decades. Anosognosia is a common symptom of certain mental illnesses, perhaps the most difficult to understand for those who have never experienced it.

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Anosognosia is relative. Self-awareness can vary over time, allowing a person to acknowledge their illness at times and making such knowledge impossible at.

Get this from a library! Diagnosing and treating mental illness. [Allan Lundy] -- Discusses the types of mental illness and describes how they are diagnosed and treated. Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Serious Mental Disorders uniquely provides information that is useful across mental health, psychopathology, practice, and human behavior and development classes, particularly for psychopathology and advanced mental health practice courses/5(3).

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