Out of Order: Young Adult Manual of Mental Illness and Recovery

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Out of Order is a manual for teens and young adults to help them understand mental illness and recovery. It covers such topics as mental illnesses, suicidal thoughts, personality disorders, learning problems, intellectual disabilities, treatment, and recovery. This book will help answer questions  like: What is mental illness? What are the symptoms? Do you need help? How do you find the right kind of help? How can you take responsibility yourself for understanding and recovery. It discusses treatments, therapies, medications, support groups, and contains a disorders dictionary, resources for help, relevant websites, and an index. Illustrated.

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Dale Carlson is the author of dozens of books for young adults and has won numerous awards including three ALA Notable Book Awards, the Christopher Award, YALSA Best Picks, VOYA Honor Book, three New York Public Library Best Books for Teens, three Independent Press Medals, four ForeWord Books of the Year, Junior Literary Guild, and the International Book of the Month Club award. Michael Bower PhD received undergraduate and master’s degrees from Tufts University, a doctorate from Boston University, and a Certificate of Advanced Studies from Harvard University. He has been a school counselor, a director of a “school within a school” for special needs students, director of a school counseling program, and a high school principal. He has taught graduate courses at Leslie University and Boston University. Recently, he was an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine in Yale University and is currently a counselor at the Center for Change in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Gr 9 Up-This sweeping synopsis of mental conditions is presented in four sections, each of which includes the perspective of someone who's "been there." Chapters provide descriptions of various symptoms, treatments, and causes along with prescriptions for coping and recovery. "Self-Test Questions," a "Mental Disorders Dictionary," and, finally, correlative resources, including websites, hotlines, and addresses for various organizations, are included. The illustrations are slightly reminiscent of the works of Hieronymus Bosch; they are thought-provoking yet might inadvertently seem disconcerting. This accessible book offers a narrative enriched with first-person vignettes personalizing topics relating to mental disorders.-Kathryn Diman, Bass Harbor Memorial Library, Bernard, MEα(c) Copyright 2013. Library Journal. LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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