Authors/Editor: Castle, David J.; Buckley, Peter F.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Serves as a concise useful guide for psychiatrists, trainees, specialist nurses and interested general practitioners.
This book provides well-balanced answers to common questions about schizophrenia. Part 1 covers classification, clinical features, epidemiology, aetiological factors, brain abnormalities, and neurochemistry. Part 2 focuses on management and covers service models, and biological, psychological and social aspects of treatment. Part 3 includes patient/carer information on medications used in psychiatry, tips about dealing with side effects and enhancing adherence, and information about looking after physical health.