Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders

Paperback | April 22, 2016

EditorS. Charles Schulz, Michael F. Green, Katharine J. Nelson

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Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders aims to engage young caregivers in psychiatry, psychology, nursing and social work so that they will be able to become well informed about this significant - and at times confusing - illness. Because schizophrenia is considered to be one of themost complicated and severe psychiatric disorders, this book has the goal of summarizing key issues of the illness, such as its presentation, frequency and age of onset, and diagnostic characteristics. It also contains informative chapters about the pathophysiology of schizophrenia, ranging frombrain development issues, genetics, and likely abnormalities in neurotransmitters.This book will give young professionals and those joining the field an excellent and accessible background to treatment. In this area, Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders provides a comprehensive approach to diagnosis, treatment initiation, strategies for non-response, approaches oftherapy, and importantly, ways to provide family therapy and support.

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Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders aims to engage young caregivers in psychiatry, psychology, nursing and social work so that they will be able to become well informed about this significant - and at times confusing - illness. Because schizophrenia is considered to be one of themost complicated and severe psychiatric disord...

S. Charles Schulz, MD, began his career in Schizophrenia Research at NIMH and began the Schizophrenia Program at Medical College of Virginia. He became Director of Schizophrenia Branch at NIMH and cofounded the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research. He has been Department Chair at Case Western Reserve University and Universi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.88 × 7.01 × 0.98 inPublished:April 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199378061

ISBN - 13:9780199378067

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