Psychosis with Coexisting Substance Misuse
by National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health
Publisher: British Psychological Society 2011
Number of pages: 328
This clinical guideline covers the assessment and management of adults and young people (aged 14 years and older) who have a clinical diagnosis of psychosis (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or other affective psychosis) and coexisting substance misuse (harmful use of any psychotropic substance including alcohol and legal or illicit drugs).
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