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Medicine - Psychiatry | Guide to Assessment Scales in Schizophrenia

Guide to Assessment Scales in Schizophrenia

Keefe, Richard (Ed.)

3rd ed. 2012, XI, 84 p. 20 illus. in color.

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  • Brief and understandable explanations of each scale
  • Provides rating scales that can be used for the systematic evaluation of patients in standard clinical practice
  • Written by respected authors in the field of psychiatry
This book provides a wealth of assessment instruments from the world’s experts to help clinicians gather the most important information from their patients. This is the 3rd edition of our highly successful guides to Rating Scales in Schizophrenia, it is a practical and quick reference publication for psychiatrists.  

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Assessment Scales - Clinical Practice - Psychiatry - Psychology - Schizophrenia

Related subjects » Personality & Social Psychology - Psychiatry - Psychology - Psychology, general

Table of contents 

Symptom rating scales in schizophrenia.- Depression and suicidality.- Cognition.- Functional outcomes assessment scales.- Quality of life measurements in a person with schizophrenia.- Antipsychotic side-effect rating scales in schizophrenia.- Assessment scales for insight.- Assessing adherence to antipsychotic medications.- Clinical assessment scales in substance use disorders.- Medical comorbidities.

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