General practitioners and schizophrenia: results from a Swiss survey.

  title={General practitioners and schizophrenia: results from a Swiss survey.},
  author={Andor E. Simon and Christoph Lauber and Katja Ludewig and Hellmuth Braun-Scharm and Daniel S G Umbricht},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND General practitioners (GPs) have an important role in the care of patients with chronic schizophrenia and of those in the early phases of this disorder. AIMS To obtain information about the number of patients in the early and chronic stages of schizophrenia seen in general practice; the needs and attitudes of GPs, their diagnostic knowledge concerning early phases of schizophrenia and their knowledge and practice concerning treatment of patients with first-episode and multi-episode… CONTINUE READING
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