When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart: Coping With Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, And The Problems That Tear Families Apart (Paperback)
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Urgently needed practical advice for parents of adult children whose mental health disorders, addictions, and/or violent tendencies continue to traumatize their family's lives.
About the Author
Joel L. Young, M.D. is a board-certified adolescent, adult and forensic psychiatrist. He is the medical director of the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine outside of Detroit. RCBM is a clinical research site and outpatient clinic specializing in the treatment of individuals and families struggling with mental illness, including ADHD, substance use disorders, mood disorders, and psychosis. In addition, Dr. Young teaches Psychiatry at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is the author of ADHD Grown Up (W.W. Norton, 2007) and Contemporary Guide to Adult ADHD (Handbooks in Healthcare, 2009). More information about Dr. Young, and the Rochester Center of Behavioral Medicine can be fount at www.rcbm.net. Christine Adamec has written more than 30 self-help books and encyclopedias, most recently Amphetamines and Methamphetamine (Chelsea House, 2012) and The Encyclopedia of Kidney Diseases and Disorders (Facts On File, 2011). In addition, she coauthored Fibromyalgia for Dummies (Wiley, 2007), which has sold 100,000 copies in two editions. Adamec has also written or coauthored numerous books on substance abuse and mental illness, including), The Encyclopedia of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (Facts On File, 2010), The Encyclopedia of Drug Abuse (Facts On File, 2008)and How to Live with a Mentally Ill Person (Wiley, 1996). Adamec lives near Orlando, Florida. Read more at christineadamec.com