50 Signs of Mental Illness: A Guide to Understanding Mental Health

Paperback | June 15, 2006

byJames Whitney Hicks

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Anger, fatigue, obsessions, memory loss, sexual performance problems, suicidal thoughts. Are these signs of mental illness? How can you tell? Should you consult your physician? This reassuring book is for anyone seeking to understand their own symptoms or those of a loved one.

"A smart, alphabetically arranged layperson’s guide to common symptoms."—Gregory Mott, Washington Post

"Each of us has experienced one or several of the various forms of emotional distress described in this enormously helpful book--and who has not worried about their meaning and sometimes wondered whether, or how, to seek treatment? Finally, here is the book that answers every question lucidly, directly and authoritatively."— Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D., author of Lost In America: A Journey With My Father and How We Die

"This resource on the symptoms of mental illness and their treatment is a solid gem."—Library Journal

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Anger, fatigue, obsessions, memory loss, sexual performance problems, suicidal thoughts. Are these signs of mental illness? How can you tell? Should you consult your physician? This reassuring book is for anyone seeking to understand their own symptoms or those of a loved one."A smart, alphabetically arranged layperson’s guide to commo...

James Whitney Hicks, M.D., is director of clinical services at the Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center in New York City. He is also assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 1.08 inPublished:June 15, 2006Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300116942

ISBN - 13:9780300116946

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"Each of us has experienced one or several of the various forms of emotional distress described in this enormously helpful book--and who has not sometimes wondered whether, or how, to seek treatment? Finally, here is the book that answers every question lucidly, directly and authoritatively. Dr. Hicks deserves the thanks of every reader, for his remarkable contribution to mental health."--Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D., author of" Lost in America: A Journey with My Father and" How We Die