5. Early Recognition and Prevention of Schizophrenia

  1. Wolfgang Gaebel
  1. Patrick D. McGorry and
  2. Sherilyn Goldstone

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978672.ch5

Schizophrenia: Current Science and Clinical Practice

Schizophrenia: Current Science and Clinical Practice

How to Cite

McGorry, P. D. and Goldstone, S. (2011) Early Recognition and Prevention of Schizophrenia, in Schizophrenia: Current Science and Clinical Practice (ed W. Gaebel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978672.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

Author Information

  1. Centre for Youth Mental Health, Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2011

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470710548

Online ISBN: 9780470978672

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Keywords:

  • The prodromal stage: definition and assessment;
  • Treatment during the prodromal stage;
  • The psychosis risk syndrome: a novel diagnostic entity?;
  • duration of untreated psychosis (DUP);
  • ‘ultra-high risk’ (UHR);
  • cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT);
  • eicosapentanoic acid (EPA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The context for early recognition and prevention

  • The prodromal stage: definition and assessment

  • Treatment during the prodromal stage

  • The psychosis risk syndrome: a novel diagnostic entity?

  • Ethical issues

  • Summary and conclusions

  • References