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Contents Chapter 1. Introduction: A Parent¿s Nightmare Chapter 2. Understanding the Disorder: What It is and What to Expect Definition of Schizophrenia Signs and Symptoms of Schizophrenia Diagnosis of Schizophrenia: What Does It Tell You? What Causes Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia and Related Problems Danger of Doing Nothing Future Prospects Chapter 3. Getting the Right Treatment for Your Child: Medications, Therapy, and More Treatment Providers: Who They Are and How to Find the Right Ones Psychopharmacology, or Treating with Medication Behavioral and Psychological Therapies Medication plus Psychotherapy Hospitalization Outpatient Therapy Partial Hospitalization or Intensive Outpatient Treatment Continuity of Care Other Therapeutic Options: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Compliance: Getting the Most Out of Treatment Treating Associated Problems Navigating the Health Care System Chapter 4. Everyday Life Dealing with Your Own Feelings Dealing with the Stigma of Mental Illness Managing Your Relationship with Your Child: Acceptance and Communication Managing Daily Life Finding Support for Family and Patient Alike Paul: A Story of Recovery Chapter 5. Prevention of Schizophrenia: The Challenges Chapter 6. Conclusion: A Call for Action Obtaining Essential Services Educating Others Glossary Resources Essential Reading Organizations and Services Appendix 1: Diagnostic Criteria for Schizophrenia Appendix 2: Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Supported Employment Programs Bibliography Index (to come)
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Schizophrenia in children.
Schizophrenia in adolescence.
Children -- Mental health.