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Schizophrenia: clinical review

Schizophrenia: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


April 28, 2016


February 5, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Jonathan Mitchell discusses the incidence of psychosis and schizophrenia, recognition of signs and symptoms, the role of medication and cognitive behaviour therapy, and positive outcomes to work towards. This review includes references and signposts to national guidance useful for primary care professionals.

Educational Objectives

After reading this review, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Define the terms `schizophrenia’ and `psychosis’

  • List at-risk mental state groups and positive, negative and affective symptoms
  • Contribute to management of the condition in partnership with specialist services
  • Support patients and offer hope for recovery
  • Author

    Activity author
    Dr Jonathan Mitchell
    Consultant psychiatrist
    Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

    Test author
    Dr Raj Thakkar


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required