Home > Books > Fast Facts: Schizophrenia
Fast Facts: Schizophrenia
View PDF

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
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

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

Fast Facts: Schizophrenia is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
Global Health The only specialist bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health and capturing key literature that is not covered by other databases.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.
Annals of Internal Medicine Published by the American College of Physicians, contains original articles, case reports, topical reviews, editorials, book reviews and medical notices for internal medicine.


Doody's Featured Books
Osborn's Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy
Covers the must-know aspects of brain imaging together with spectacular pathology examples, relevant anatomy, and up-to-date techniques in neuroradiology.

Neurology Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies
Synthesizes the vast body of literature available in neurology into one accessible, clinically relevant volume-features papers that have had the most impact on changing clinical practice.