New Edition of Acclaimed Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health Released

Second Edition Provides Complete Information on Mental Disorders and Conditions

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Second Edition, is an update to the critically acclaimed Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders and provides two volumes of understandable, yet detailed information on mental disorders and conditions.

“This edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health revisits the previously published work, updating and adding overviews of new topics such as premenstrual syndrome, bullying and road rage,” said Kate Hanley, product manager at Gale, part of Cengage Learning. “All aspects of mental health are covered, from various clinical diagnoses and related treatments to effective ways for dealing with life’s common challenges.”

Featuring an easy-to-use format and written in non-technical language, the Encyclopedia includes entries for all 150 disorders classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, text revision (DSM-IV-TR). This edition also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

About Cengage Learning and Gale

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