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Information for People Suffering with a Mental Disorder, their Family and Support Network.

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c35501) has announced the addition of The Complete Mental Health Directory 2006 Edition to their offering.

This fifth edition has been broadly expanded to offer the most comprehensive information covering the field of behavioral health, with detailed, comprehensive and critical information for not only those challenged with a mental disorder, their family and support network, but also for paraprofessionals and professionals in the field.

This brand new 2006 edition is better than ever with brand new chapters on Asperger's and Facticious Disorder, a brand new 100-page section on Mental Health Statistics, over 500 new entries and over 4,000 updates to existing entries to offer the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the mental health field.

The Complete Mental Health Directory begins with 25 chapters of Disorder Descriptions & Disorder-Specific Resources. This detailed and informative section covers 25 mental disorders. Each disorder chapter begins with a description, written in clear, accessible language and includes a Brief Overview, Symptoms, Associated Features, Age & Gender Prevalence and Treatment Options.

In this section, you'll find detailed information on the following disorders:

--Adjustment Disorders

--Alcohol Abuse & Dependence

--Anxiety Disorders

--Asperger's Disorder

--Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder

--Autistic Disorder

--Bipolar Disorder

--Cognitive Disorder

--Depression

--Dissociative Disorders

--Eating Disorders

--Facticious Disorder

--Impulse Control Disorders

--Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

--Paraphilias

--Personality Disorders

--Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

--Psychosomatic Disorders

--Schizophrenia

--Sexual Disorders

--Sleep Disorders

--Substance Abuse & Dependence

--Suicide

--Tardive Dyskinesia

--Tourette's Syndrome

Also included in these 25 chapters are detailed resources specific to each disorder, including: Associations & Agencies, Books, Periodicals, Support Groups & Hotlines, Research Centers, Video & Audio, Media and Web Sites. The Disorder-Specific Resources include Organization Name, Address, Phone and Fax Numbers, E-mail and Web Site Addresses, Executive Contact Name or Author and a brief description of products or services offered.

You'll also find thousands of sources of information directed towards those challenged with a mental disorder, their family and support network, and also the paraprofessional and professional in the mental health field. Sections II and III detail Associations, Organizations and Government Agencies. These informative sections put you in touch with thousands of national and local mental health Associations, Organizations and Government Agencies. These are the resources that will direct users to important sources for immediate and detailed information. For easy access to local sources for support, the State Associations, Organizations and Agencies are listed by state.

Section IV offers comprehensive data on Professional Support & Services and provides data that supports the many different professionals in the mental health field. For easy access to relevant information, this section is divided into specific chapters on Accreditation & Quality Assurance, Professional Associations, Books, Conferences & Meetings, Consulting Services, Periodicals, Testing & Evaluation, Training & Recruiting, Video & Audio, Web Sites, and Workbooks & Manuals.

Section V lists major facilities and hospitals, arranged by state, that provide treatment for persons with mental health disorders.

Section VI, Clinical Management, provides key contacts and resources for anyone managing or working in a Mental Health Clinic, detailing important sources to develop and improve management. You'll find resources for Directories & Databases, Management Companies, Software Companies and Information Services.

For immediate access to information on companies that manufacture drugs used to treat many mental health disorders, Section VII details Pharmaceutical Companies and Drugs. For easy access to information, listings are organized both by company name and by drug name.

Entries in Sections II-VII contain Organization Name and Address, Phone and Fax Numbers, E-mail and Web Site Addresses, Executive Contact Name or Author and a brief description of products or services offered.

Rounding out this informative directory are four indexes that quickly direct users to relevant and needed information: a brand new Web Sites Index, Disorder Index, Entry Name Index and Geographic Index.

This comprehensive volume of needed information will be a welcome addition to any reference collection.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c35501
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