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Management of Schizophrenia

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Last updated:1st Mar 2013
Management of schizophrenia - Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

This guideline provides evidence based recommendations for the care and treatment of adults with schizophrenia, including dual diagnosis, access and engagement, pharmacological interventions, psychological therapies and perinatal issues.

This guideline will be of particular interest to mental health specialists working with people diagnosed with schizophrenia including psychiatrists, psychologists and specialist mental health nurses and occupational therapists providing health and social services. It will also be of relevance to general practitioners and pharmacists. The guideline will help provide direction for planning at a local and national level and will also be of interest to patients and carers.

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