[BOOKS] ✯ When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness By Rebecca Woolis – Chainnews.us

When Someone You Love Has a Mental IllnessThis Indispensable Book About Love And Mental Health Addresses The Short Term, Daily Problems Of Living With A Person With Mental Illness, As Well As Long Term Planning And Care Of Special Note Are The Forty Three Quick Reference Guides About Such Topics As Responding To Hallucinations, Delusions, Violence And Anger Helping Your Loved One Comply With Treatment Plans And Medication Deciding If The Person Should Live At Home Or In A Facility Choosing A Doctor And Dealing With Mental Health Professionals Handling The Holidays And Family Activities Managing Stress Helping Siblings And Adult Children With Their Special Concerns Ms Woolis Produced A Handbook Which Is Both Practical And Accessible, Eminently Useful For All Of Us Who Have A Family Member With A Serious Mental Illness E Fuller Torrey, M.D., Author Of Surviving Schizophrenia Rebecca Woolis Presents Easy To Follow Practical Guidelines For Coping With The Multitude Of Problems That Regularly Confront Families In Minutes The Reader Can Find Helpful Suggestions For Dealing With Any Problem That Might Arise Christopher S Amenson, Ph.D., Director, Pacific Clinics East

[BOOKS] ✯ When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness By Rebecca Woolis – Chainnews.us
  • Paperback
  • 336 pages
  • When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness
  • Rebecca Woolis
  • English
  • 14 May 2017
  • 9780874776959

10 thoughts on “When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness


  1. says:

    Unfortunately this book suffers from being horribly outdated, than 20 years old at this point A lot of the information is not really relevant any Additionally, it s better for families with a member who has schizophrenia or bipolar, and not as much for those suffering from major ...


  2. says:

    not bad content at all, but it seemed mainly relevant to schizophrenia, despite the author occasionally throwing in references to other mental illnesses such as depression.


  3. says:

    An excellent resource that collects and reinforces all the advice I ve gotten everywhere else, including in a NAMI class Bonus points that the author mentored my own therapist back in Berkeley.


  4. says:

    Brief but really good suggestions Love her quick reference guides disbursed throughout the chapters Very helpful.


  5. says:

    I was given this book through BookTasters on Twitter for a review This book is aim toward regonizing and understanding the emotions and the needs of caregivers of loved ones or adults with chronic illness like cancer as well as many others This book is also aimed at helping caregivers and family to work through emotions that come with chronic illness.Though this book was written towards taking care of an adult with chronic illness, I found so many of the feelings and tactics in this book incredibly useful for handling my two terminal children I found myself using the things said in this book...


  6. says:

    For the time this book was written, it was groundbreaking and a great snapshot at that time of mental illness However, much of the information is specific to those that are severely chronically mentally ill such as those with a Bipolar I or Schizophrenia spectrum diagnosis The purpose of reading a book such as...


  7. says:

    Excellent resource for family members of someone with a mental illness She really helps you understand the reality of life with this illness and ways to cope and thrive Thank you to NAMI and this important book


  8. says:

    A must have if you have a love one who has a mental illness Even though I ve read it, I still need to keep it handy.


  9. says:

    When Someone You Love Has A Mental Illness by Rebecca Woolis is an invaluable book for anyone who lives with or cares fro someone suffering from a mental illness.

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