Prevention in Mental Health: Lifespan Perspective, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics


  • Dilip Jeste, MD, DLAPA, FACPsych, University of California, San Diego
  • Carl Bell, MD, DLAPA, FACPsych, Acting Director, Institute for Juvenile Research and Professor, Department of Psychiatry and School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago

Prevention is an area of growing importance in the field psychiatry, although very few books have been written on the subject. Topics covered in this important issue include: Prevention of depression in older; Prevention of dementia; Use of genetics as a tool for prevention of mental illnesses; Successful cognitive and emotional aging; Internet Depression Prevention; Prevention of First Episode of Psychosis; Prevention of Adolescent Depression; Prevention of Post-Partum Depression; Prevention of PTSD; Prevention of metabolic syndrome in people on antipsychotics, and others.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0498-9