Facts and Fictions in Mental Health

Product Number: EB00694504
Released: Feb 15, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118311318
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Written in a lively and entertaining style, Facts and Fictions in Mental Health examines common conceptions and misconceptions surrounding mental health and its treatment. Each chapter focuses on a misconception and is followed by a discussion of related findings from scientific research. -A compilation of the authors' "Facts and Fictions" columns written for Scientific American Mind, with the addition of six new columns exclusive to this book -Written in a lively and often entertaining style, accessible to both the undergraduate and the interested general reader -Each chapter covers a different "fiction" and allows readers to gain a more balanced and accurate view of important topics in mental health -The six new columns examine myths and misconceptions of considerable interest and relevance to undergraduates in abnormal psychology courses -Introductory material and references are included throughout the book

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Original Publish Date: Jan 25, 2017

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