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Facts and Fictions in Mental Health

$22.75
Author: Hal Arkowitz

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback:
ISBN 10: 9781118311295
ISBN 13: 978-1118311295

Hardcover:
ISBN 10: 1118311302
ISBN 13: 978-1118311301

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