A Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical TechniqueThis state-of-the-art guide for working with schizophrenic patients describes how to conduct a successful assessment of schizophrenia. It also explores the major treatment methods, including inpatient treatment, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and the crucial role of medication.
Table of Contents
Foreword 1. What Is Schizophrenia?; - Marc Jacobs; 2. How Do We Make the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia?; - Edward Merrin; 3. What Causes Schizophrenia?; - William O. Faustman; 4. What Is It Like to Have Schizophrenia?; - Leora Benioff; 5. A Family Member's Account - Gregory K. Shennaut; 6. What Is the Prognosis of Schizophrenia?; - Geoffrey K. Booth; 7. Outcome and Treatment Strategies - Geoffrey K. Booth; 8. The Rational Use of Medication - John Moranville; 9. Individual Psychotherapy - C. Peter Rosenbaum; 10. Group Psychotherapy - Nick Kanas; 11. Hospital Treatment - Nancy A. Breslin; 12. Schizophrenia and the Family - Michael Tompkins.
SOPHIA VINOGRADOV, M.D., is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, and a staff psychiatrist on the Psychiatric Outpatient Service of the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.