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Schizophrenia: Concepts and Clinical Management

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7234.586/a (Published 26 February 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:586
  1. Glyn Lewis, professor, division of psychological medicine
  1. University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff

    Eve C Johnstone, Martin S Humphreys, Fiona H Lang, Stephen M Lawrie, Robert Sandler


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    Cambridge University Press, £45, pp 271

    ISBN 0 521 58084 6

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    Schizophrenia is an exceptionally disabling condition, accounting for a substantial proportion of the 10% of NHS costs that is spent on mental health. It often starts in young adulthood, affects up to about 0.5% of the population, and in many cases leads to a lifelong disability profound enough to prevent paid employment.

    Eve Johnstone has been at the forefront of schizophrenia research for over …

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