Treating mental illness by Robert Byck

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mental illness -- Chemotherapy -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Psychotropic drugs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mental illness.,
  • Psychotropic drugs.

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Discusses mood modifying drugs used to correct chemical imbalances in the brain which are believed to cause mental illnesses such as depression and schizophrenia.

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Book details

StatementRobert Byck.
SeriesThe Encyclopedia of psychoactive drugs
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC483 .B93 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2549836M
ISBN 100877547742
LC Control Number85032564

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