Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis Ebook

$3.75

Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis aims to cut through the misinformation, stigma, and assumptions that surround mental illness and give a clear picture of what mental illness really is.  It includes first-hand accounts from people living with these illnesses, and is supported by my experience as a mental health nurse.

With the fusion of diagnostic information, clinical experience, and lived experience, this book offers a unique, well-rounded perspective on the reality of mental illness.

You can find more information on the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis book page, including links to purchase the paperback on Amazon or the ebook on major book retailers. This e-book is available for download in .mobi (Kindle) and .epub format.  

 

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Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis aims to cut through the misinformation, stigma, and assumptions that surround mental illness and give a clear picture of what mental illness really is.

The book pairs diagnostic criteria and descriptions for a cross-section of mental illnesses in the DSM-5 with nineteen first-hand narrative accounts of what it’s like to live with those conditions.  The book is also infused with the author’s own experience as a mental health nurse and person living with depression.

With the fusion of diagnostic information, clinical experience, and lived experience, this book offers a unique, well-rounded perspective on the reality of mental illness.

With the fusion of diagnostic information, clinical experience, and lived experience, this book offers a unique, well-rounded perspective on the reality of mental illness.

 

Chapter Summary

  • Diagnostic systems
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar and related disorders
  • Depressive disorders
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • OCD and related disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Somatic symptom and related disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • Trauma and stressor-related disorders
  • The diagnosis experience
  • Correcting misinformation
  • What diagnosis means for recovery
  • The evolving nature of diagnosis

  There’s more information on the Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis book page.  

 

Other purchase options

You can buy Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis in paperback version on Amazon. Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis is also available at a discount as part of the Mental Health Book Series with Psych Meds Made Simple and Managing the Depression Puzzle.   Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis is available for download in both .mobi (Kindle) and .epub format.    

 

Symptoms of psychosis: types of delusions 'and hallucinations - from Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson.        Symptoms of major depressive disorder, from Managing the Depression Puzzle

 

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