Prevention Of Disability And Stigma


Prevention of Disability and Stigma Related to 249

Schizophrenia: A Review

R. Cancro and A.T. Meyerson


4.1 What Works for the Rehabilitation of

Schizophrenia? A Brief Review of the Evidence 285

K.T. Mueser

4.2 The Stigma of Mental Illness: Some Empirical

Findings 287

J.C. Phelan

4.3 Reducing the Stigma Associated with

Schizophrenia 290

R. Warner

4.4 The Influence of Stigma on Preventive Efforts in Psychotic Disorders 292

P. McGorry

4.5 Disability, Stigma and Discrimination: A View from Outside the USA 294

H. Hafner

4.6 The Toxic Effects of Stigma 297

H.M. Visotsky

4.7 The Conceptualization of Long-term, Disabling Psychiatric Disorders 299

P. Ruiz

4.8 Utility of Multiaxial Assessment in the Rehabilitative Work with Chronically Disturbed

Patients 301

M.C. Kastrup

4.9 "Clanning" for Recovery 303

U. Malm

4.10 Stigma and Schizophrenia: The Greek Experience 306

M. Economou

4.11 Disability and Stigma Prevention: The Russian Experience 308

V.S. Yastrebov

4.12 Are Western Models of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Feasible and Appropriate for Developing

Countries? 310

M.R. Phillips

4.13 Is Schizophrenia a Chronic Illness? The Experience of Developing Countries 313

R. Srinivasa Murthy

4.14 Prevention of Disability and Stigma: Experience from a Developing Country 314

M.R. Chaudhry


Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders: A Review 317

Commentaries 5.1 Extending the Schizophrenia Spectrum even

Further 378

G. Claridge

5.2 Schizotypy: Theoretical Considerations, Latent Structure, and the Expanded Phenotype 380

M.F. Lenzenweger

5.3 Empirical Characterization of the Schizophrenia Spectrum 383

L.J. Ingraham

5.4 Exploring Schizophrenia Across the Continuum 385

E.F. Walker

5.5 Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders and the

Psychotic Continuum 387

V. Peralta

5.6 Dimensions of Schizotypy in Symptomatic, Neurocognitive and Psychophysiological

Indicators 390

K.H. Nuechterlein, K.L. Subotnik and R.F. Asarnow

5.7 The Role of Syndromes and Neurophysiology in Conceptualizing the Schizophrenia Spectrum and Predisposing Influences 392

J. Gruzelier

5.8 Irremediable Flaws in the Schizophrenia Spectrum Concept 395

C.R. Cloninger

5.9 Do Not Dismiss the Single Major Locus Hypothesis

So Quickly 398

P.S. Holzman, D.L. Levy and S. Matthysse

5.10 Schizophrenia Spectrum: Where to Draw the Boundary? 401

G. Gross and G. Huber

5.11 Is There a Place for the Nature-Nurture Hypothesis in the Aetiology of Schizophrenia

Spectrum Disorders? 404

A.F. Mirsky and C.C. Duncan

5.12 Schizophrenia Spectrum — a ''Terra Flexibilis'' 406

A. Marneros

5.13 Some Open Research Issues Concerning Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 408

J.D. Guelfi

5.14 Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Revisited 409

M.A. Javed


Economics of Schizophrenia: A Review 413


6.1 Is Schizophrenia Worth the Cost? 461

G. Andrews

6.2 Morality and Cost in the Management of Schizophrenia 464

P. Bebbington

6.3 Caveat Emptor: Pitfalls in Measuring the Costs of Schizophrenia 466

R. Warner

6.4 The Economic Consequences of Schizophrenia 468

S.S. Sharfstein

6.5 The Many and the Few: Evidence-based Mental

Health in a Primary-care-led Health Service 470

L. Gask

6.6 The Long-term Course of Schizophrenia and its Economic Consequences 472

D. Wiersma

6.7 Health Economics in Schizophrenia: Clouding or Clarifying? 474

T. Burns

6.8 The Economic Burden of Schizophrenia 477

M. De Hert and J. Peuskens

6.9 Lack of Comprehensive Care for Schizophrenic Patients: Is it Due to Prohibitive Costs or

Insufficient Advocacy? 478

T. Detre

6.10 The Role of Cost-effectiveness Analysis in

Improving the Treatment of Schizophrenia 481

H.Y. Meltzer

6.11 Medical Cost Outcomes of the Atypical Antipsychotics 483

D.A. Revicki

6.12 The Costs of Schizophrenia—New Treatments and

New Economics 486

M. Sabshin

Acknowledgements for the First Edition 489

Index 491

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