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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Mario Maj (Editor), Norman Sartorius (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-85387-0

Nov 2000

508 pages

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$79.99

Description

Makes critical, objective and reliable comparisons between research 'evidence' and clinical 'experience' on controversial issues surrounding schizophrenia. By using systematic reviews with accompanying commentaries from experienced clinicians, this volume is able to assess the key topics such as diagnosis, therapy and prevention of disability and stigma.

This volume provides:

* The best available evidence to enable well-informed clinical decision making

* Valuable insights from some of the world's leading experts in the field of schizophrenia

* Coherent description and discussion of the relevant issues.

It will be a vital source of information for psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, managers and policy makers.
DIAGNOSIS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Diagnosis of Schizophrenia: A Review (C. Pull).

PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Pharmacological Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Review (W. Fleischhacker).

PSYCHOTHERAPIES FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Psychotherapies for Schizophrenia: A Review (M. Birchwood & E. Spencer).

PREVENTION OF DISABILITY AND STIGMA RELATED TO SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Prevention of Disability and Stigma Related to Schizophrenia: A Review (R. Cancro & A. Meyerson).

SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM DISORDERS.

Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders: A Review (W. Maier, et al.).

COSTS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Costs of Schizophrenia: A Review (M. Knapp, et al.).

Acknowledgements.

Index.