Book: Understanding Mental Illness 6th edition: Mental Health Awareness For Self Teaching

Book Title:

Understanding Mental Illness 6th edition: Mental Health Awareness For Self Teaching.

Author(s): Marianne Richards.

Year: 2015.

Edition: Sixth (6th).

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Understanding Mental Illness is the 6th edition of this professionally acclaimed book. This is a comprehensive, jargon-free guide aimed at volunteers, patients, carers, new professionals and students of mental health, as well as the keen general reader.

The book contains a wealth of information, including a history of mental illness from primitive times to the 20th century, with the often-bizarre treatments meted out in earlier times.

There is a selection of case histories on common disorders, together with ‘pen portraits’ illustrating ‘a day in the life of’ medical and non-medical therapists. Illustrated throughout with a glossary, suggested reading and index. The keen student is sure to find topics of interest for further study in this fascinating field.

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