Psychiatric Disorders in America: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial
Lee Robbins, Darrel A. Regier
Simon & Schuster, 1991 - Psychology - 449 pages
A group of psychiatrists and epidemiologists document the various psychiatric disorders afflicting millions of Americans. They examine the extent of the various disorders which include alcoholism, drug abuse, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, panic and phobias. The volume is designed to provide a foundation for future discussion and investgation of mental health in the USA, and to point out the urgent need for research and improved treatment to cope with the problem.
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INTRODUCTION Darrel A Regier
PROCEDURES USED IN THE EPIDEMIOLOGIC
AFFECTIVE DISORDERS Myrna M Weissman
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