Health Reference Series: Mental Health Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1484-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of various mental illnesses, and the special mental health concerns of children and adolescents, older adults, and other groups, along with tips for maintaining mental wellness.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: The Brain and Mental Health
  • Chapter 1—Mental Health Begins with Healthy Brain Functions
  • Section 1.1—Brain Basics
  • Section 1.2—Keep Your Brain Healthy
  • Chapter 2—The Components of Mental Health
  • Section 2.1—Myths about Mental Health
  • Section 2.2—Mental and Emotional Well-Being
  • Chapter 3—Lifestyles and Mental Health
  • Section 3.1-Sleep and Mental Health
  • Section 3.2—Physical Activity and Mental Health
  • Section 3.3—Keeping Mentally Fit as You Age
  • Chapter 4—Developing and Reinforcing Mental Wellness
  • Section 4.1—Becoming More Resilient
  • Section 4.2—Handling Stress
  • Section 4.3—Managing Anger
  • Section 4.4—Coping with Grief
  • Section 4.5—Pets Are Good for Mental Health
  • Chapter 5—Mental Health in the Workplace
  • Chapter 6—Mental Health Stigma
  • Chapter 7—Mental Health Statistics
  • Part II: Mental Illnesses
  • Chapter 8—Suicide and Mental Illness
  • Section 8.1—Facts about Suicide
  • Section 8.2—Questions about Suicide Risk
  • Section 8.3—Suicide Risks and Prevention
  • Chapter 9—Depressive Disorders
  • Section 9.1—Depression
  • Section 9.2—Major Depression
  • Section 9.3—Dysthymia
  • Section 9.4—Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Chapter 10—Bipolar Disorder
  • Chapter 11—Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias
  • Chapter 12—Anxiety Disorders
  • Section 12.1—Anxiety Disorders—An Overview
  • Section 12.2—Panic Disorder
  • Section 12.3—Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Section 12.4—Compulsive Hoarding
  • Section 12.5—Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Section 12.6—Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Chapter 13—Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Chapter 14—Psychotic Disorders
  • Section 14.1—Psychosis
  • Section 14.2—Schizophrenia
  • Section 14.3—Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Chapter 15—Personality Disorders
  • Section 15.1—Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Section 15.2—Antisocial and Avoidant Personality Disorders
  • Chapter 16—Eating and Body Image Disorders
  • Section 16.1—Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
  • Section 16.2—Binge Eating Disorder
  • Section 16.3—Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Section 16.4—Emotional Eating
  • Chapter 17—Addictions
  • Section 17.1—Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictive Behavior
  • Section 17.2—Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Disorders
  • Section 17.3—Link between Marijuana Use and Mental Illness
  • Chapter 18—Impulse Control Disorders
  • Section 18.1—What Are Impulse Control Disorders?
  • Section 18.2—Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Section 18.3-Self-Harm
  • Section 18.4—Problem Gambling
  • Chapter 19—Tourette Syndrome
  • Part III: Mental Health Treatments
  • Chapter 20—Responding to Mental Health Crisis
  • Chapter 21—Treatments for Mental Disorders
  • Chapter 22—Recovery and the Role of Parents, Caregivers, Friends, and Family Members
  • Chapter 23—Mental Health Care Services
  • Section 23.1-Types of Mental Health Professionals
  • Section 23.2—Types of Psychotherapies
  • Section 23.3—Assertive Community Treatment
  • Chapter 24—Mental Health Medications for Adults
  • Chapter 25—Mental Health Medications for Children and Adolescents
  • Chapter 26—Brain Stimulation Therapies
  • Chapter 27—Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Mental Health Care
  • Section 27.1—Herbal Remedies and Supplements for Mental Health
  • Section 27.2—Physical Therapies for Mental Health
  • Section 27.3—Spirituality and Mental Health
  • Part IV: Pediatric Mental Health Concerns
  • Chapter 28—Mental Health Care for Children and Teens
  • Section 28.1-Taking Your Child to a Therapist
  • Section 28.2—Helping Children and Teens Cope with Violence and Disaster
  • Section 28.3—A Report on Children's Mental Health
  • Section 28.4—Treatment of Children with Mental Illness (FAQs)
  • Chapter 29—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Chapter 30—Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Chapter 31—Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens
  • Chapter 32—Depression in Children and Teens
  • Chapter 33—Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 34—Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS)
  • Part V: Other Populations with Distinctive Mental Health Concerns
  • Chapter 35—Mental Health for Men
  • Chapter 36—Mental Health Issues among Women
  • Section 36.1—Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Section 36.2—Women and Depression
  • Section 36.3—Pregnancy and Depression
  • Section 36.4—Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Psychosis
  • Section 36.5—Menopause and Mental Health
  • Chapter 37—Mental Health Issues among Older Adults
  • Section 37.1—Depression in Late Life
  • Section 37.2-Anxiety and Older Adults
  • Section 37.3—Understanding Memory Loss
  • Section 37.4—Alzheimer Disease
  • Chapter 38—Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual (LGBT) Mental Health Issues
  • Section 38.1—Mental Health Problems in the LGBT Community
  • Section 38.2-LGBT Depression
  • Section 38.3—Parents’ Influence on the Mental Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Teens
  • Chapter 39—Victims of Trauma and Disaster
  • Section 39.1—Common Reactions after Trauma
  • Section 39.2—Coping with Traumatic Events
  • Section 39.3—Disaster Survivors and Mental Health
  • Chapter 40—Mental Health Issues among Minority and Immigrant Populations
  • Chapter 41—Link between Mental Health and Poverty
  • Part VI: Mental Illness Co-Occurring with Other Disorders
  • Chapter 42—Cancer and Mental Health
  • Section 42.1—Psychological Stress and Cancer
  • Section 42.2—Depression in Cancer Patients
  • Section 42.3—Cognitive Disorders and Delirium in Advanced Cancer
  • Chapter 43—Diabetes and Mental Health
  • Chapter 44—Epilepsy and Mental Health
  • Chapter 45—Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Mental Health
  • Chapter 46—Pain, Chronic Illness, and Mental Health
  • Section 46.1—When Pain Accompanies Depression
  • Section 46.1—Chronic Illness and Depression
  • Chapter 47—Parkinson Disease and Depression
  • Chapter 48—Sleep Disorders and Mental Health
  • Section 48.1—Sleep and Disease
  • Section 48.2—Sleep Disorders
  • Section 48.3-Sleep and PTSD
  • Chapter 49—Stroke and Mental Health
  • Part VII: Living with Mental Health Disorders
  • Chapter 50—Caregivers and Mental Health
  • Section 50.1—Self-Care for Family Caregivers
  • Section 50.2—Dealing with Caregiver Stress
  • Chapter 51—For People with Mental Health Problems
  • Chapter 52—Peer Support and Social Inclusion
  • Chapter 53—Supporting Mental Health Concerns in the Community
  • Section 53.1-Role of Educators
  • Section 53.2—Role of Community and Faith Leaders
  • Chapter 54—Medicare and Mental Health Benefits
  • Chapter 55—Recovery from Mental Health Problems
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 56—Glossary of Terms Related to Mental Health Disorders
  • Chapter 57—Crisis Hotlines and Helplines Related to Mental Health Disorders
  • Chapter 58—Mental Health Organizations