The Pathology and Pharmacology of Mental Illness (Mental Health Nursing & the Community)
- Publish Date: 2003-01-31
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Sylvia Prosser;Mark Wilbourn
In this text mental illness is examined from the perspectives of pathology and pharmacology. Using case studies, it focuses on the major mental disorders, addressing their pathologies and pharmacological treatments. Topics include: depression; anxiety and sleep disorders; obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and phobic disorders; psychosis and schizophrenia; dementia; substance abuse; and physical conditions which can mimic mental illness.