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What is mental illness?

Richard J. McNally

What is mental illness?

by Richard J. McNally

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard J. McNally
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC454 .M326 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24412852M
ISBN 109780674046498
LC Control Number2010035456
OCLC/WorldCa555660598

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Mental illness is an illness that affects or is manifested in a person's brain. It may impact on the way a person thinks, behaves, and interacts with other people. The term "mental illness" actually encompasses numerous psychiatric disorders, and just like illnesses that affect other parts of the body, they can vary in.

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