When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness
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When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness

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An essential resource--featuring 50 proven Quick Reference guides--for the millions of parents, siblings, and friends of people with mental illness, as well as professionals in the field.
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 18th 1992 by Tarcher
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Unfortunately this book suffers from being horribly outdated, more than 20 years old at this point. A lot of the information is not really relevant anymore. Additionally, it's better for families with a member who has schizophrenia or bipolar, and not as much for those suffering from major depression. But there are still some interesting nuggets tucked away here or there.
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.
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!
Jan 11, 2013 Jennifer rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone who knows someone with a mental illness
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.
Patricia Levesque
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.
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REBECCA WOOLIS, MFT, is a licensed family therapist who has specialized for more than twenty years in working with people who suffer from mental illness, and with their families. She has directed a variety of community mental health programs for people with mental illness, and with co-occurring substance abuse, and for their family and friends. The recipient of a Distinguished Service Award from t...more
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