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This Oxford University Press app-book,Schizophrenia (Oxford Psychiatry Library), Second Edition, is developed by MedHand Mobile Libraries. Improve your performance with relevant, valid material which is accessed quickly and with minimal effort in the palm of your hand using Medhands patented technology.

Functions include:

• A powerful search
• Bookmarks, History and Highlighting
• Complete set of medical calculators; Body Mass Index, Peak Expiratory Flows, Dehydration Correction Calculator and more
• Notes and picture notes

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Oxford Psychiatry Library Series

• Covers in detail not only the biological and psychological basis of schizophrenia, but also the aetiology and treatment options
• The authors are well known and highly respected
• A comprehensive pocketbook that is relevant to a range of students, trainees and specialists

Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library of pocketbooks, this user-friendly and practical guide will outline the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients with schizophrenia. Co-authored by two global experts on the management of patients with psychosis, this pocketbook will serve as a useful guide for psychiatrists, trainees, psychiatric specialist nurses, and interested general practitioners.

Schizophrenia is one of the most disabling mental illnesses and is also highly prevalent, occurring in approximately 1% of the population and affecting both men and women equally. The disorder has a typical onset of between 15 and 35 years of age and is characterised by impairments in reality, most commonly hallucinations and delusions. It is a highly complex condition and is often confused with other mental disorders such as bipolar disorder. This new edition will cover new DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and to reflect new data and include new longitudinal studies on psychiatric and medical co-morbidity, Genetic and environmental factors, new drug therapies, adherence and the role of depots, new advances in psychosocial therapies (CBT,ACT, & cognitive remediation) and includes an updated and expanded appendix.


Authors: David Castle and Peter Buckley


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MedHand Mobile Libraries offers a SUBSCRIPTION FREE application without edition upgrade. Offering most trusted and well recognized medical guidelines provided by excellent publishers like Oxford University Press, McGraw-Hill, Pharmaceutical Press, Wiley, Elsevier and more.

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Version History

Launched Jul 28, 2017 (about 2 years ago).
Jul 27
2017
(Current)
Version 2.3.1