Fast Facts: Schizophrenia

By (author) Buchanan, Robert W.; By (author) Lewis, Shon

Written by experts of international standing, this is a concise, critical and clinically orientated review of the current understanding of this distressing disorder and its management. This expanded third edition covers what is new and promising in the understanding of risk factors and of cognitive and brain deficits. It also reviews new drug and non-drug treatment strategies and considers the prospects these hold for better clinical and social outcomes. This practical and accessible book will serve perfectly to refresh and update the knowledge of the family physician, psychiatrist in training, mental health nurse and medical student. - Emphasises the need for early diagnosis and intervention - Includes new drug and non-drug therapies - Covers the roles of genes, psychosocial factors and drugs of abuse - Illustrated with useful case histories - Contains summaries of key points and key references for further reading at the end of each chapter

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  • A brief history Symptoms and diagnosis Epidemiology Genetics Developmental theories and environmental factors Neuroanatomy and structural imaging Neuropsychology and functional imaging Neurochemistry Pharmacological treatment Psychosocial interventions and non-drug treatments Early intervention

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書名 Fast Facts: Schizophrenia
著作者等 Lewis, Shon
Buchanan, Robert W.
シリーズ名 Fast Facts
出版元 Health Press Limited
刊行年月 2007.01.01
版表示 3 ed
ページ数 104p
ISBN 9781905832330
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス