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arrow CPG & Other Guidelines

Management of Schizophrenia In Adults

Date: 19 March 2012

Objectives

General Objectives


To provide evidence-based guidance in the treatment and management of schizophrenia in adults.

Specific Objectives

  • To improve recognition, early intervention and relapse prevention of schizophrenia in health care setting, both in public and private health care facilities

  • To promote and enhance evidence-based rehabilitation activities in the management of schizophrenia

  • To empower patients and families to be involved in their own care in management of schizophrenia

    Clinical Questions

    Refer to Appendix 2

    Target Population

    a. Inclusion criteria
    - People with a diagnosis of schizophrenia
    - People with schizophrenia who are pregnant and lactating - related issues will be addressed in the pharmacological treatment

    b. Exclusion criteria
    - People with very early-onset (childhood-onset) or very late-onset (age of onset 60 years or more) schizophrenia
    - People with schizophrenia with coexisting learning disabilities, substance abuse, or significant physical or sensory difficulties, or those who are homeless

    Please download the CPG for Management of Schizophrenia In Adults below...

      arrowCPG MANAGEMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIA IN ADULTS (2).pdf (English - pdf) [4500 Kb]



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