Dr. Jurenec shares his extensive experience treating people struggling with schizophrenia. Using plain language and numerous real life examples, he compassionately explains what schizophrenia is, what causes it, and how to take care of it. Based on innumerable conversations with patients and families, he addresses many other commonly asked questions ranging from the course of the illness and medication to legal issues such as involuntary treatment. Maybe most important is the conveyance of hope though understanding. While this book was originally planned for patients and families, providers such as case managers, nurses, counselors and therapists have found the material to be very valuable.Because our thoughts, perceptions, and emotions determine our actions, these symptoms of schizophrenia will influence the way a person behaves. However, it is important to emphasize that schizophrenia does not affect everyone in exactly anbsp;...
|Title||:||LIVING WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA|
|Author||:||Gregory S. Jurenec, PhD|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2011-05-11|