• Vol. 44 No. 1
  • 15 January 2015

Schizophrenia as a Lifelong Illness: Implications for Care

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The management of schizophrenia has advanced considerably since the term was first coined in 1911, with Kraepelin’s early pessimism tempered by more recent evidence examining outcome. The discovery of antipsychotics represented a major breakthrough in the treatment of schizophrenia, while more recently we have witnessed promising initiatives such as the early intervention and recovery movements.

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