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Obtaining the correct information

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 01 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:34
  1. Robert Chaplin, consultant psychiatrist
  1. London

    The carer of a middle aged man with schizophrenia alerted one of our community nurses that he had had a relapse. Among other symptoms, he was reported to have been receiving information from his salad cream and had stopped attending his day centre. He lived in a private residential care home but had a considerable forensic history and had lived in a special hospital for many years in his youth. More recently, his mental health had improved substantially, and he was free from …

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