Facts and Fictions in Mental Health

Facts and Fictions in Mental Health

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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.
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2017
ISBN: 9781118311301
Branch Call Number: 612.82 ARK 2017
Characteristics: xvi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Lilienfeld, Scott O. 1960-


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