ISBN 9788181930439,50 Signs Of Mental Illness

50 Signs Of Mental Illness


Byword Books



Byword Books

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788181930439

ISBN-10 8181930436


Number of Pages 390 Pages
Language (English)


Anger, fatigue, obsessions, memory loss, sexual performance problems, suicidal thoughts. Are these signs of mental illness? How can you tell? Should you consult your physician? This reassuring book in for anyone seeking to understand their own symptoms or those of a loved one. Fifty Signs discusses these and more: anxiety, appetite disturbances, compulsions, deceitfulness, delusions, denial, depression, euphoria, grief, hallucinations, identity confusion, intoxication, jealousy, mania, memory loss, mood swings, nonsensical speech, obsessions, panic, paranoia, self-mutilation, sexual preoccupations, sleep problems and suicidal thoughts. About the Author James Whitney Hicks, M.D., is associate director of clinical services at the Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center in New York City. He is also assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at New York University. Table of Contents Acknowledgements Introduction Anger Antisocial Behavior Anxiety Appetite Disturbances Avoidance Body Image Problems Compulsions Cravings Deceitfulness Delusions Denial Depression Dissociation Euphoria Fatigue Fears Flashbacks Grandiosity Grief Hallucinations Histrionics Hyperactivity Identify Confusion Impulsiveness Intoxication Jealousy Learning Difficulties Mania Memory Loss Mood Swings Movement Problems Nonsense Obsessions Oddness Panic Paranoia Physical Complaints and Pain Pshychosis Religious Preoccupations Self-Esteem Problems Self-Mutilations Sexual Performance Problems Sexual Preoccupations Sleep Problems Sloppiness Speech Difficulties Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma Recommended Resources Index