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Encyclopedia of Mental Health

The App is a valuable source of information for anyone who wants to learn more about mental health, disorders, drugs and treatments

The App is a valuable source of information for anyone who wants to learn more about mental health, disorders, drugs and treatments

Encyclopedia of Mental Health

by Jon Than Sim
Encyclopedia of Mental Health
Encyclopedia of Mental Health
Encyclopedia of Mental Health

What is it about?

The App is a valuable source of information for anyone who wants to learn more about mental health, disorders, drugs and treatments. This collection of approximately 450 entries provides in-depth coverage of specific disorders recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (as well as some disorders not formally recognized as distinct disorders), diagnostic procedures and techniques, therapies, psychiatric medications, and biographies of several key people who are recognized for their important work in the field of mental health. In addition, entries have been included to facilitate understanding of related topics, such as Advance directives, Crisis housing, and Neurotransmitters. This encyclopedia minimizes medical jargon and uses language that laypersons can understand, while still providing thorough coverage that will benefit health science students as well. Entries follow a standardized format that provides information at a glance. Rubrics include:

Encyclopedia of Mental Health

App Details

Version
2.1.1
Rating
NA
Size
64Mb
Genre
Medical Education
Last updated
November 12, 2014
Release date
October 18, 2012
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App Store Description

The App is a valuable source of information for anyone who wants to learn more about mental health, disorders, drugs and treatments. This collection of approximately 450 entries provides in-depth coverage of specific disorders recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (as well as some disorders not formally recognized as distinct disorders), diagnostic procedures and techniques, therapies, psychiatric medications, and biographies of several key people who are recognized for their important work in the field of mental health. In addition, entries have been included to facilitate understanding of related topics, such as Advance directives, Crisis housing, and Neurotransmitters. This encyclopedia minimizes medical jargon and uses language that laypersons can understand, while still providing thorough coverage that will benefit health science students as well. Entries follow a standardized format that provides information at a glance. Rubrics include:

**Disorders**
• Definition
• Description
• Causes and symptoms
• Demographics
• Diagnosis
• Treatments
• Prognosis
• Prevention
• Resources

**Medications**
• Definition
• Purpose
• Description
• Recommended dosage
• Precautions
• Side effects
• Interactions
• Resources