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The Carer’s Guide to Schizophrenia

The Carer’s Guide to Schizophrenia

A Concise, Problem-Solving Resource for Family and Friends

Terence V. McCann, Dan I. Lubman and Gayelene Boardman. Foreword by Professor Allan Fels

Quick Overview

This concise, practical book will help all carers, family members and friends to effectively support a person with schizophrenia or other psychoses. It provides the detailed knowledge required to support people with these conditions, along with information on common problems and challenges, self-care, and available help from support services.
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Paperback / softback
2020, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 256pp
ISBN: 9781787755048
CA$32.95

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This book will equip carers, family members and friends with the skills to support a person with schizophrenia or other psychoses. Concise language and practical problem-solving exercises throughout make this an ideal resource to easily digest and dip in and out of as needed.

It begins by describing the condition in detail, going on to cover the types of treatment available, how to deal with problems and common challenges, and promoting the person's wellbeing, as well as lots of information on carer wellbeing and available help from support services.

When caring for someone with schizophrenia or other psychoses, it's important to be highly knowledgeable about the person's mental health condition, how it affects them and how to help in different situations. This positive book will assist carers in every aspect of this challenging, rewarding process.