An Introduction to Schizophrenia: A guide to the ways in which schizophrenia presents in patients and the main treatment approaches

An Introduction to Schizophrenia: A guide to the ways in which schizophrenia presents in patients and the main treatment approaches

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This booklet is the work of Ministry of Health in Rwanda in partnership with Johnson & Johnson.

It is part of a series of materials, including four other pamphlets and a set of videos on the same topic. 

The content covers the some or all of the following areas:

  • What is schizophrenia? 
  • Impact of schizophrenia
  • Cause of schizophrenia
  • Symptoms of schizophrenia
  • Confirming the diagnosis
  • DSM-5 diagnostic criteria
  • Initial psychiatric evaluation
  • Mental Status Examination (MSE)
  • Treatment approaches
  • Treatment goals and initial treatment

Aka gatabo kakozwe na Minisiteri y'Ubuzima mu Rwanda ifatanyije n'umufatanyabikorwa wayo Johnson&Johnson.

Aka gatabo ni iriburiro ry'umuzingo munini ugize n'ibinsi bine nkako ,ibyanditse mu Kinyarwanda, ndetse na video enye kdi byose bivuga ku ndwara ya Schizophrenia.

Muri aka gatabo uzakuramo ubumenyi bw'ingenzi kuri schizophrenia, uko iteye, ibmenyetso byayo, uko ivurwa nuko yakirindwa.  

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