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Early Episode Psychosis: Diagnosis and Management from a GP Perspective: Quick Reference Guide

Author: Clarke, Mary Prof,; O'Sullivan, Aoife Dr.; Keating Dolores Prof; ICGP Quality and Safety in Practice Committee

Publication Year: 2020

Contents

Introduction
Epidemiology
Clinical Presentation
Early Warning Signs/At-Risk Mental States (ARMS)
First Episode Psychosis/Overt Psychosis
Diagnosis
Management of First Episode Psychosis
Medication
Physical Health
Psychosocial Health
Audit
Doctor Safety - Managing Conflict and Aggression in Practice
Conclusion
References
Appendix 1 - Detect General Practice Guide Symptoms of Psychosis
Appendix 2 – Mental Health State Exam and Risk Assessment
Appendix 3 – Investigations for People with Psychosis
Appendix 4 – Pharmacological Management
Appendix 5 – Action to be taken in the Event of Elongated QTc Interval

Format Download
Keywords general practice, mental health
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification general practice
Pages 37
Categories: Irish Content, ICGP Resources
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