Early intervention in psychosis: still the 'best buy'?
David J Castle, Swaran P Singh
The British Journal of Psychiatry | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015
High-quality services for people with psychosis are essential. However, in this debate David Castle questions whether separate early intervention services are the best option and argues instead for an integrated approach. Swaran Singh responds, robustly defending the value of early intervention services.
D.J.C.: none; S.P.S. is Commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, UK. He is Chair of the Guidance Development Group for Transition from Paediatric to Adult Care, Social Care Institute for Excellence, UK. In the past 3 years he has received lecture honoraria and advisory board consultancy fees from pharmaceutical companies including Otsuka, Lundbeck, Roche and Sunovion. He is Trustee of the charity NIDUS-UK. He is member of the Research and Evaluation Board Advisory Committee, HEADSPACE Foundation, Australia.