Students in the mental health sphere.
Here is an overview of the practical management of Schizophrenia. It draws parallels with cancer. The importance of early detection and the need for proper treatment is highlighted. Self-harm and premature death are also discussed. Psychosocial damage, stigma and family factors are also considered. The content also covers the development of a good therapeutic relationship and getting to grips with the illness.
It is always rewarding listening to an expert who has a real understanding of their subject. In this programme we have been fortunate to capture the essence of the practical management of Schizophrenia. Dr Peter Maddocks, consultant psychiatrist, presents the distillation of a professional lifetime's work.
The talk is full of wit, humour and practical guidelines.
It is presented as a straightforward talk directly to the viewer.
Teaching points are illustrated with captions.
Designed for individual or small group viewing.