Schizophrenia, Your Questions Answered

Schizophrenia

Your Questions Answered

By Trevor Turner, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director of R&D, Homerton and St Bartholomew's Hospitals, London. Also Honorary Senior Lecturer at St Bartholomew's and The Royal School of Medicine, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.


Historical introduction and definitions. Symptoms of schizophrenia. Diagnosis and differential diagnosis. The causes of schizophrenia. Psychiatric disorders with schizophrenia-like presentations. Management of schizophrenia: drug treatment. Management of schizophrenia: Social and psychological treatment. Course and prognosis. Conclusions and future prospects. References and further reading. Appendices: Useful organisations and websites, The Brief Psychiatric Ratings scale. Glossary. List of patient questions. Index.