Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders
Research evidence concerning the precursors (a sign or symptom that
heralds another) and prodromes (an early or premonitory symptom of
a disease) of the various mental disorders is growing. This book
aims to approach this emerging area of clinical psychiatry.
List of contributors. Preface. Prodromal Symptoms and Early Detection of Schizophrenia (Hafner and Maurer). The Management of Early Psychosis (McGorry et al). Children of Persons with Schizophrenia: An Overview of Empirical Research (Mirsky and Elliott). Detection and Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents (Weller et al). Detecting the Risk for Affective Spectrum Disorders in the Children of Bipolar Parents (Masi et al). The "Difficult" Child: Main Underlying Syndromes and Differential Diagnosis (Tyano and Manor). Precursors, Prodromes and Early Detection of Eating Disorders (Casper). Precursors, Early Detection and Prevention of Anxiety Disorders (Stein et al). Early Recognition and Management of Depression in Primary Care (Tylee and Walters). The Prodromes and Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease (Zaudig). Index.