Book Chapter

The Management of Early Psychosis

P Mcgorry, J Edwards, A Yung

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders | Published : 2005

Abstract

This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction Why Early Psychosis? Phases of Illness Modern Approaches to Treatment The Prepsychotic Phase of Illness Context for Management of First-Episode Psychosis Crisis Management, Entry to Care and Engagement Assessment, Investigations and Diagnosis Principles of Medication in the Acute Phase Psychosocial Aspects of Care in First-Episode Psychosis Home-Based Treatment in Early Psychosis Inpatient Treatment in Early Psychosis Conclusions Acknowledgement References.