Approximately one percent of the population develops schizophrenia during their life-time. This chronic, severe mental illness can be devastating for patients and their family and friends. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with schizophrenia, or a friend or relative of someone suffering from this mental illness, this book offers help. Completely revised and updated, 100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia: Painful Minds, Second Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, sources of support, and much more. Written by an expert on the subject, and including a foreword by parents of a person with schizophrenia, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of schizophrenia.
About the Author:
Lynn E. DeLisi, MD-New York University - The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
Lynn E. DeLisi, MD, is a professor of psychiatry at New York University and associate director of the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging at The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research. She began her research career in the 1970s at The National Institute for Mental Health in the Intramural Research Program and has continued to focus on the causes, brain pathology, genetics, and treatment of schizophrenia. She is currently secretary/treasurer of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics and Secretary of The Schizophrenia International Research Society. Dr. DeLisi is international editor-in-chief of the journal, Schizophrenia Research, and a member of the editorial board of several journals. She has co-authored over 250 scientific publications and has edited or written other scientific books.