Mueser, K.T., and Gingerich, S. (1994). Coping with Schizophrenia: A Guide for Families. New Harbinger Publications.
This book provides an overview of schizophrenia, a clear explanation of treatment choices, and a guide to resources for families. It is the first book to provide detailed, step-by-step help for people close to someone who suffers from schizophrenia. It features strategies for coping with day-to-day issues such as preventing relapses and other crises, managing stress, overcoming alcohol and drug abuse, dealing with depression and anxiety, regulating medication, finding community resources, establishing household rules, and improving quality of life (source: Amazon).