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Schizophrenia : Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment, Hardback Book

Schizophrenia : Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment Hardback

Edited by Philip G. Janicak, Stephen R. Marder, Rajiv Tandon, Morris Goldman

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Schizophrenia: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment is a major addition to the literature, offering practical, comprehensive coverage of diagnosis and treatment options, genetic issues, neuroimaging, long-term management of schizophrenia, and future directions and predictions of how clinical care of schizophrenia will change. The book is divided into five sections. Section 1 summarizes the present state of knowledge about the diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia.

This includes recent changes in the DSM 5 categorization of schizophrenia and its implications for treatment.

Section 2 considers recent discoveries into its pathoetiology, including the status of biological markers, genetics and neuroimaging as they relate to diagnosis and potential novel therapeutic approaches.

Section 3 explores the optimization of present therapeutic approaches; novel treatments; and management of the substantial risks associated with both the illness and its present therapies.

Section 4 discusses progress in the long-term management of schizophrenia, focusing on biological and psychotherapeutic strategies to improve functioning and facilitate recovery. Section 5 considers future directions and predictions of how diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia will change. An invaluable addition to the field, Schizophrenia: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment is a definitive resource that will be of great interest to all clinicians caring for patients with schizophrenia.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 331 pages, 24 Tables, black and white; 14 Illustrations, color; 1 Illustrations, black and white; XI
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Psychopharmacology
  • ISBN: 9781493906550

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