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First Episode Psychosis: An Information Guide

ISBN13: 9780888683380
ISBN: 0888683383
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $6.95
Publisher: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Published Date:
Edition 1
Pages: 20
Average Goodreads rating: 5.00/5 (1 ratings)

Psychosis refers to a loss of contact with reality, in which people have trouble distinguishing between what is real and what is not. A first episode of psychosis is usually very frightening, confusing and distressing. This guide discusses: the causes, symptoms and different kinds of psychosis treatment and recovery, including information on psychotherapy, medication, vocational counselling and case management family involvement. This accessible and concise guide explains what psychosis is and how it can be managed and treated.