Managing Schizophrenia in GP (part two)

Summary: Professor David Castle, Chair of Psychiatry at St Vincent’s Health and The University of Melbourne, discusses suicide rates – and the major suicide risk periods – for patients with schizophrenia, in an interview with GP and RACGP President Dr Harry Nespolon. Prof Castle also touches on medications and their side-effects in the second of our four-part series on clinical decision making in the
management of patients with schizophrenia in General Practice.

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