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Early Psychosis: Diagnosis & Management from a GP Perspective

Author: Gavin, Blanaid; Turner, Niall; O'Callaghan, Eadbhard;ICGP; Quality in Practice Committee

Publication Year: 2011


1. How to use this document
2. Introduction
3. Incidence
4. Clinical Presentation
5. Investigations
6. Referral
7. Management
8. Screening
9. Conclusion
10. References
Appendix 1 - General Practice Guide - Symptoms of Psychosis
Appendix 2 - Mental State Examination
Appendix 3 - Investigations for people with Psychosis
Appendix 4 - Pharmacological Management
Appendix 5 - Action: Elongated QTc Intervals
Appendix 6 - Special Patient Characteristics


This document is for General Practitioners to enhance the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with early psychosis in the Primary Care setting.

Format Download
Keywords mental health
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification mental health
Series Quick Reference Guide
Pages 27
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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