Makes critical, objective and reliable comparisons between research 'evidence' and clinical 'experience' on controversial issues surrounding schizophrenia. By using systematic reviews with accompanying commentaries from experienced clinicians, this volume is able to assess the key topics such as diagnosis, therapy and prevention of disability and stigma.

This volume provides:

• The best available evidence to enable well-informed clinical decision making

• Valuable insights from some of the world's leading experts in the field of schizophrenia

• Coherent description and discussion of the relevant issues.

It will be a vital source of information for psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, managers and policy makers.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Charles B. Pull
  • W. Wolfgang Fleischhacker
  • Max Birchwood
  • Elizabeth Spencer
  • Robert Cancro
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2002
  • 2nd