The Disorders: Specialty Articles From The Encyclopedia Of Mental Health

Other | August 1, 2001

byFriedman, Howard S., Howard S. Friedman

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The Disordersis a derivative volume of articles pulled from the award-winningEncyclopedia of Mental Health, providing A-to-Z coverage of the many disorders afflicting mental health patients, including alcohol problems, Alzheimer's disease, depression, epilepsy, gambling, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, and suicide.

According to 1990 estimates, mental disorders represent five of the ten leading causes of disability.* Among "developed" nations, including the United States, major depression is the leading cause of disability. Also near the top of these rankings are bipolar depression, alcohol dependence, schizophrenia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. In addition, mental disorders are tragic contributors to mortality, with suicide perennially representing one of the leading preventable causes of death worldwide.

The Disorderspresents a comprehensive overview of the disorders afflicting mental health patients. It describes the impact of mental health on the individual and society and illustrates the factors that aid positive mental health. Thirty-five peer-reviewed articles written by more than 50 expert authors include essential material on specific disorders affecting modern society. Professionals and libraries will find this timely work indispensable.

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The Disordersis a derivative volume of articles pulled from the award-winningEncyclopedia of Mental Health, providing A-to-Z coverage of the many disorders afflicting mental health patients, including alcohol problems, Alzheimer's disease, depression, epilepsy, gambling, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, and suicide.According to ...

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In 1998, Academic Press published the award-winning three volumeEncyclopedia of Mental Health encompassing coverage of disorders, epidemiology, issues of treating specific patient populations, therapies, and more. By popular demand, we now present a more concise work:The Disorders, containing only those articles specific to mental diso...

Howard S. Friedman, Editor-in-Chief, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. For his work on "changing how we think about the nature of health," he received the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Association for Psychological Science (APS), the top award for applied scientific research in p...

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Format:OtherDimensions:452 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 1, 2001Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

About the Editors.
How to Use the Encyclopedia.
G.L. Thorpe, Agoraphobia.
M.E. Bennett and W.R. Miller, Alcohol Problems.
M.W. Bondi and K.L. Lange, Alzheimer's Disease.
J.F. Kihlstrom and E.L. Glisky, Amnesia.
M.P. Mussell and J.E. Mitchell, Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
R. G. Meyer, D. Wolverton, and S.E. Deitsch, Antisocial Personality Disorder.
N. Amir and M.J. Kozak, Anxiety.
R.A. Barkley and G.H. Edwards, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
D. Fein, L. Green, and L. Waterhouse, Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
J. Kroll, Borderline Personality Disorder.
T.R. Sarbin and E. Keen, Classifying Mental Disorders: Nontraditional Approaches.
A.E. Kazdin, Conduct Disorder.
J.L. Woodard, Dementia.
R.F. Bornstein, Dependent Personality.
R.E. Ingram and C. Scher, Depression.
R.P. Kluft, Dissociative Disorders.
J.J.B. Allen, DSM-IV.
H.A. Buchtel, Epilepsy.
D. Carroll and F.F. Eves, Gambling.
S.A. Borhtwick-Duffy, Mental Retardation and Mental Health.
C. DeBattista, H.B. Solvason, and A.F. Schatzberg, Mood Disorders.
S. Akhtar, Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
R.O. Frost and G. Steketee, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
R.J. McNally, Panic Attacks.
A. Fenigstein, Paranoia.
R.G. Meyer, Personality Disorders.
G.A. Clum and G.A.R. Febbraro, Phobias.
L.H. Jaycox and E.B. Foa, Posttraumatic Stress.
K. Dalton, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS).
K.S. Dobson and D. Pusch, Psychopathology.
J. Schiffman and E. Walker, Schizophrenia.
R.M. Doctor and B. Neff, Sexual Disorders.
J.I. Escobar and M.A. Gara, Somatization and Hypochondriasis.
T.A. Willis, Substance Abuse.
R.W. Maris, Suicide.
Contributors.
Index.