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Fast Facts: Schizophrenia

Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Lewis, Shôn W.; Buchanan, Robert W.
Publisher: Health Press Ltd.
ISBN: 978-1-908-54160-4
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84
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Written from an international perspective, this book refreshes and updates family physicians, psychiatrists in training, mental health nurses and medical students – in fact, all health professionals – who need to know about the disorder and need to know it quickly.

chizophrenia is a devastating disorder that starts in early life and can lead to lifelong disability. It is a major public health challenge for all cultures and all countries. Clinical practice must therefore focus on early intervention, optimal treatment, shared decision-making and long-term recovery.

In this highly readable resource, the authors cover the present state of knowledge about the neurobiology, diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia, including:

- Emerging evidence from genome-wide association studies for multiple susceptibility genes
- DSM-5 diagnostic criteria plus discussion of alternative classification systems
- Comprehensive review of drug and non-drug treatment strategies and how to improve adherence
- New management principles chapter that emphasizes the importance of coordinated multidisciplinary care
- Latest findings of structural and functional imaging studies.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Health Press Ltd.
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Lewis, Shôn W.; Buchanan, Robert W.
  • ISBN: 978-1-908-54160-4
  • Specialty:
    Psychiatry
    Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 4th Ed.
  • Pages: 120
  • Illustrations: 17
  • Year: 2015
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84

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