Management of Persons with Psychoses: Psychoses and Schizophrenia Treatment

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Management of Persons with Psychoses: Psychoses and Schizophrenia Treatment

Description

This algorithm for psychoses and schizophrenia treatment is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline, Management of Psychoses, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense (VA/DoD). It is intended to provide a systematic approach to the evaluation and management of patients with psychoses/schizophrenia.

The tool addresses the following:

  • Strategies for treatment
  • Followup and monitoring
  • Use of antipsychotic pharmacotherapeutic agents

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: March 2004
Last Updated: 04/25/08

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