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100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia, Third Edition

Author(s): Lynn E. DeLisi, MD, New York University - The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284065763
  • Paperback    230 pages      © 2017
Price: $19.95 US List
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EMPOWER YOURSELF!

Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe mental illness that can be devastating for patients and their loved ones. Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a relative of someone suffering from this condition, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia: Painful Minds, Third Edition provides authoritative, practical answers to your questions about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, sources of support, and much more. Expert psychiatrist Dr. Lynn E. DeLisi has updated her book with new facts, statistics, and helpful information that many patients and their families seek, including new progress in genetics, updates on medication use and other new treatments, new emphasis on early detection and treatment, as well as new diagnostic structures with DSM-V, and for research, the RDoC. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical, mental, and emotional turmoil of schizophrenia.

Dr. DeLisi is a dedicated schizophrenia researcher who has devoted her professional life to this disease. This book reflects her broad clinical and research experience and will be very useful to those affected and their families. The question-and-answer format makes it especially easy to read.”

—E. Fuller Torrey, MD
Associate Director for Laboratory Research
The Stanley Medical Research Institute
Bethesda, MD

Lynn E. DeLisi, MD-New York University - The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research

Lynn E. DeLisi, MD, is a professor of psychiatry at New York University and associate director of the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging at The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research. She began her research career in the 1970s at The National Institute for Mental Health in the Intramural Research Program and has continued to focus on the causes, brain pathology, genetics, and treatment of schizophrenia. She is currently secretary/treasurer of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics and Secretary of The Schizophrenia International Research Society. Dr. DeLisi is international editor-in-chief of the journal, Schizophrenia Research, and a member of the editorial board of several journals. She has co-authored over 250 scientific publications and has edited or written other scientific books.