Schizophrenia Essay

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Issue date: March 2009

Schizophrenia
Core interventions in the treatment and management of schizophrenia in adults in primary and secondary care This is an update of NICE clinical guideline 1

NICE clinical guideline 82
Developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

NICE clinical guideline 82 Schizophrenia Ordering information You can download the following documents from www.nice.org.uk/CG82 • The NICE guideline (this document) – all the recommendations. • A quick reference guide – a summary of the recommendations for healthcare professionals. • ‘Understanding NICE guidance’ – a summary for patients and carers. • The full guideline – all the recommendations, details of how they were developed, and reviews of
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Contents
Introduction ...................................................................................................... 4 Person-centred care ........................................................................................ 7 Key priorities for implementation ...................................................................... 8 1 Guidance ................................................................................................. 11 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2 3 4 Care across all phases ..................................................................... 11 Initiation of treatment (first episode) .................................................. 16 Treatment of the acute episode ........................................................ 19 Promoting recovery ........................................................................... 25

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