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Depression (Hardback)

By Aguirre, Blaise

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Diseases have a history and understanding that history helps to understand how best to treat and control disease. Today's students are confronted with a multitude of often-frightening illnesses and afflictions - the Biography of Diseases series provides students with the informat...ion that they need to understand the origin of various maladies, how they impact contemporary society, and how doctors and researchers from around the world are fighting to devise treatments to alleviate or cure these diseases. This volume, Depression , addresses a disease that afflicts millions of people every year, causing significant damage to the physical and emotional health. Depression examines all aspects of the affliction, including: depression through the ages, from its earliest mention to the present, including how depression is portrayed in the arts; the demographics of the disorder - who is most likely to have depression, and what the prognosis would be; the clinical description of depression, including both physical and psychological symptoms; current techniques for testing for depression, including DNA testing and brain scans; an examination of the current research, and the possible treatments for the future; and, includes a glossary of important terms and a bibliography of accessible works that discuss the disease.
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ISBN 9780313342196
Released NZ 1 Mar 2008
Publisher ABC-CLIO
Format Hardback
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Series Biographies of Disease
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ISBN-13 9780313342196
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher ABC-CLIO
Imprint Greenwood
Released 1 Mar 2008
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Aguirre, Blaise
Series Biographies of Disease
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 616.8527
Weight 431g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Depression, Adolescent, Depression, Mental
NBS Text Medicine: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education