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Helping Someone With Mental Illness
Helping Someone With Mental Illness
Compassionate Guide For Family, Friends, and Caregivers
       
  • Based on Mrs. Carter's twenty-five years of advocacy and the latest data from the Rosalynn Carter Symposia for mental illness
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  • She offers step-by-step information on what to do after the diagnosis:
    • seeking the best treatment
    • evaluating health-care providers
    • managing workplace
    • financial matters
    • legal matters

 

Paperback

ASIN
0812928989

368 pages

Pub 5/99

       
  • Mrs. Carter addresses the latest breakthroughs in understanding, research, and treatment of
    • schizophrenia
    • depression
    • manic depression
    • panic attacks
    • obsessive-compulsive disorder
    • other mental disorders
  • She also discusses the emotional and psychological issues in caregiving for people with mental illness:
    • coping with the impact on the family
    • dealing with burnout
    • connecting with the right support
  • She offers concrete suggestions to help erase the prejudice and discrimination based on misinformation about mental illness.

by Rosalynn Carter
(former First Lady of the United States)
with Susan K. Golant

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