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Encyclopedia of Mental Health

  • 3rd Edition - June 12, 2023
  • Editors: Howard S. Friedman, Charlotte H. Markey
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 1 4 9 7 - 0
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 1 4 9 8 - 7

Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Third Edition, Three Volume Set brings together emerging trends and discoveries to paint a picture of mental health in the context of overall h… Read more

Encyclopedia of Mental Health

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Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Third Edition, Three Volume Set brings together emerging trends and discoveries to paint a picture of mental health in the context of overall health and well-being. This new edition comprises 260 comprehensive chapters on topics like depression, schizophrenia, mood disorders, suicide, personality disorders, dementia, panic attacks, paranoia, somatization, conduct disorder, dissociative disorders, obsessive–compulsive disorder, Alzheimer’s disease, phobias, divorce, PTSD, burn-out, grief, as well as up-and-coming research findings on mental health topics in the wake of Covid-19. The book also includes therapies such as cognitive therapy, behaviorist, psychoanalytic, constructivist, exposure therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, narrative therapies, biofeedback, and more.

Moreover, the encyclopedia explores links to behavioral medicine, health psychology and other aspects of physical health. Coverage of the validity of psychiatric diagnosis is also included, as are the positive aspects of mental health, including forgiveness, gratitude, happiness, hope, empathy, humor, awe, self-healing personalities, heroism, altruism, and growth.