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Mental Disorders Health Fitness Juvenile Nonfiction Diseases Mental illness by P-AbdoPublishingCo

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This title examines the world's critical issues surrounding mental disorders. Readers will learn the historical background of mental disorders, leading up to the current and future impact on society. Discussed in detail are the treatment of mental disorders, stigma surrounding mental illness, and the role of medical professionals and other authorities in helping those with mental illness. Also covered are important court cases involving mental disorders, such as O'Connor v. Donaldson, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Mental Health Parity Act. Engaging text, informative sidebars, and color photographs present information realistically, leaving readers with a thorough, honest interpretation of mental disorders. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.

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