The book reviews the research on mental illness and addictive disorders. Beginning with the magnitude of problem, and presenting major perspectives within the field, this book then examines research progress on the major disorders and special populations, before finally presenting current and potential benefits of research to society, and the present level of research funding.
Overview. The magnitude of problem. Major perspectives within the field. Research progress on the major disorders. Research progress on special populations. Current and potential benefits of research to society. The present level of research funding. Conclusions. Appendix.