Schizophrenia: Concepts and Clinical ManagementBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7234.586/a (Published 26 February 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:586
- Glyn Lewis, professor, division of psychological medicine
- University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff
Eve C Johnstone, Martin S Humphreys, Fiona H Lang, Stephen M Lawrie, Robert Sandler
Cambridge University Press, £45, pp 271
ISBN 0 521 58084 6
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 …