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Psychosis
 
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Psychosis
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: Psychosis can be used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
 
Psychosis Guidelines
Headspace, 2005–2013
This list of authoritative guidelines provides evidence-based information about the practical treatment of schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. 
 
Psychosis and Schizophrenia Guidance
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2015
This resource by NICE, which gives national guidance and advice to improve health and social care, provides guidance, guidelines, and advice for psychosis and schizophrenia and useful pathways to care.
 
 
Schizophrenia
 
Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Schizophrenia
American Psychiatric Association, 2004 and 2009
This document represents a synthesis of current scientific knowledge and rational clinical practice on the treatment of patients with schizophrenia. It consists of three parts: Treatment Recommendations for Patients with Schizophrenia, Background Information and Review of Available Evidence and Future Research Directions. In 2009 a supplement was published to highlight key research studies published since 2004.
 
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Schizophrenia
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: Schizophrenia can be  used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
 
Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Schizophrenia
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2013
This Practice Parameter reviews the literature on the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with schizophrenia. Early-onset schizophrenia is diagnosed using the same criteria as in adults and appears to be continuous with the adult form of the disorder. 
 


The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.
 

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