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The family and mental illness

The family and mental illness

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Published by JAI Press in Greenwich, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mentally ill -- Family relationships

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditor, James R. Greenley.
    SeriesResearch in community and mental health -- v. 8, 1995, Research in community and mental health -- 1995.
    ContributionsGreenley, James R.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15456660M
    ISBN 101559381396
    OCLC/WorldCa33891075

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The book is directed at family members, but it contains such a vast amount of accessible /5(6). Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family is a tough read. It deals with a family ravaged by mental illness. Its the story of the Galvins, an Air Force family living in Colorado.

In this family of twelve children (ten boys, two girls,) six of /5. David Karp's book is essential reading for dealing with the emotional challenge of supporting a loved one who is dealing with the complexities of mental illness.

The book is easy to read and understand with the right balance of technical education and the everyday practical experiences of real people and their by: "This is the most comprehensive book to-date about the role that families play in caring for adults with mental illness.

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The wife, children, and extended family of ‘Joseph Author: Sarah S. Davis. focuses on the personal experiences of the child who has a family member with a mental illness. This section allows the child to name the illness, to identify who has it, and to discuss the symptoms of the particular illness.

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Resources for Families Coping with Mental and Substance Use Disorders While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for helping a family member who is drinking too much, using drugs, or dealing with a mental illness, research shows that family support can play a major role in helping a loved one with mental and substance use disorders.

Richard Tessler and Gail Gamache, Family Experiences with Mental Illness. Westport, CT: Auburn House, $ papercover. In recent years, policy makers, service providers, and researchers have given increased attention to families and their relatives with mental illness (RMI's). Family members fault themselves for the mental illness.

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Dr. Lloyd I. Sederer’s The Family Guide to Mental Health Care is a comprehensive guide to the identification, care and treatment of mental illness.Glenn Close: 'Mental Illness Is a Family Affair' Inspired by her sister's struggles, the award-winning actress and activist works to erase the stigma of mental health : Gina Shaw.This book would not likely appeal to an adolescent struggling with evolving mental illness or a parent with questions about their child or adolescent.

It would most likely appeal to an older adult with a history of bipolar disorder or a family member .