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Title:
Mental illness
Author:
Thompson, Marie L., 1947-
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Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xiv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Series foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Section 1 : Background of mental illness -- What is mental illness? -- Mental illnesses : diagnosis and description -- Treatment approaches to mental illness -- Scientific discoveries and advances : twentieth-century developments -- Section 2 : Controversies and issues surrounding mental illness -- Validity of the biomedical model of mental illness : does mental illness exist? -- Political acts and legal issues : protection or discrimination? -- Treatment : when does it help? When does it hurt? -- Insurance : who pays and at what price? -- Section 3 : References and resources -- Annotated primary documents -- Mental illness timeline -- Glossary -- Further reading -- Index.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0620/2006028663.html
ISBN:
9780313335655
Format :
Book

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