Preventing Misdiagnosis of Women
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Preventing Misdiagnosis of Women

A Guide to Physical Disorders That Have Psychiatric Symptoms

Klonoff, Elizabeth Adele; Landrine, Hope;

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Many physical disorders suffered by women have psychiatric symptoms. For example, hyperthyroidism can result in depression and anxiety, and temporal lobe epilepsy can have the same symptoms as bipolar disorder. As a result, women are in danger of being misdiagnosed as having psychiatric problems and receiving completely inappropriate treatment. This volume gives psychotherapists, counsellors and other mental health professionals the foundation for identifying physiological disorders that may be at the root of the mental health problems presented by female clients.

Illustrated with detailed cases and supplemented with quick reference guides to symptoms and a glossary, this much-needed book provides information that until now

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Bibliographic Information
Publish State
Published
Language
English
Responsibility
Elizabeth A. Klonoff, Hope Landrine.
Publisher / Imprint
SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
Publication Country / Place
United Kingdom / Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Title Identifier (ISBN/ISSN)
9781452248585 / 0761900462
Published Date
November 1996
Primary Price
35.99 GBP
Pages
184
Page size
24
Illustration
Illustrations
Series
Women's Mental Health and Development
Series Part
1
Reference Code
BDZ0001103767