The end of mental illness : how neuroscience is transforming psychiatry and helping prevent or reverse mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, addictions, PTSD, psychosis, personality disorders, and more / Daniel G. Amen, MD.
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- ISBN: 9781496438157
- ISBN: 1496438159
- Physical Description: xvii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale Momentum, the nonfiction imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, 
- Copyright: ©2020
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-420) and index.
Before you begin -- Why I hate the term mental illness and you should too -- From demon possession to the 15-minute med check : a brief history of mental illness diagnoses and treatments -- Making invisible illnesses visible : how looking at the brain disrupts an outdated paradigm and charts a new path forward -- 12 guiding principles to change your life -- Know your brain type : even if you never get scanned -- Get your brain right, and your mind will follow : it starts with four circles and preventing or treating 11 risk factors -- B is for blood flow : optimize the foundation of life -- R is for retirement and aging : when you stop learning, your brain starts dying -- I is for inflammation : quenching the fire within -- G is for genetics : know your vulnerabilities, but your history is not your destiny -- H is for head trauma : the silent epidemic that underlies many mental illnesses -- T is for toxins : detox your mind and body -- M is for mind storms : soothing the abnormal electrical activity that drives mood swings, anxiety, and aggression -- I is for immunity and infections issues : attacked from inside and out -- N is for neurohormone issues : miracle grow for your mind -- D is for diabesity : reverse the epidemic that's destroying brains, minds, and bodies -- S is for sleep : wash your brain each night to have brighter days -- Mind meds versus nutraceuticals : what does the science say? -- You cannot change what you do not measure : prevention starts by knowing your important health numbers -- Food made insanely simple : the bright minds diet to end mental illness -- How to make a massive difference : brain health in families, schools, businesses, churches, and anywhere people congregate.
"New hope for those suffering from conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, addictions, PTSD, ADHD and more. Though incidence of these conditions is skyrocketing, for the past four decades standard treatment hasn't much changed, and success rates in treating them have barely improved, either. Meanwhile, the stigma of the "mental illness" label-damaging and devastating on its own-can often prevent sufferers from getting the help they need. Brain specialist and bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen is on the forefront of a new movement within medicine and related disciplines that aims to change all that. In The End of Mental Illness, Dr. Amen draws on the latest findings of neuroscience to challenge an outdated psychiatric paradigm and help readers take control and improve the health of their own brain, minimizing or reversing conditions that may be preventing them from living a full and emotionally healthy life. The End of Mental Illness will help you discover: - Why labeling someone as having a "mental illness" is not only inaccurate but harmful - Why standard treatment may not have helped you or a loved one-and why diagnosing and treating you based on your symptoms alone so often misses the true cause of those symptoms and results in poor outcomes - At least 100 simple things you can do yourself to heal your brain and prevent or reverse the problems that are making you feel sad, mad, or bad - How to identify your "brain type" and what you can do to optimize your particular type - Where to find the kind of health provider who understands and uses the new paradigm of brain health"-- Provided by publisher.
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