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Section 1: Treatment of FEP

(1.1) Section 1: Treatment of FEP

(1.2) Reflection

(1.3) Interactive exercise: principles of FEP drug treatment

(1.4) Antipsychotics available in the UK for use in FEP

(1.5) Efficacy of antipsychotics in FEP

(1.6) Reflection

(1.7) Common antipsychotic side-effects

(1.8) Weight and metabolic parameters

(1.9) Other cardiometabolic side-effects

(1.10) Sexual side-effects and prolactin

(1.11) Sedation

(1.12) Interactive exercise: summary notes on the differences between antipsychotic medications

(1.13) Clinical vignette

(1.14) Model answer

(1.15) Antipsychotics and the prevention of relapse

(1.16) Pharmacological treatment of affective presentations of FEP

(1.17) In-patient management of FEP

(1.18) Frameworks for FEP biopsychosocial treatment approaches

(1.19) Psychosocical treatments

(1.20) Key guidelines for the treatment of FEP

(1.21) Section 1: Recap

(1.22) Section 1: Summary


Section 2: Outcomes and prognosis

(2.1) Section 2: Outcomes and prognosis

(2.2) Diagnoses in FEP

(2.3) Course and prognosis of FEP

(2.4) Other outcomes

(2.5) Recovery and remission

(2.6) Interactive exercise: predictors of recovery

(2.7) Do services have an effect on outcomes?

(2.8) Section 2: Recap

(2.9) Section 2: Summary


Section 3: Models of care

(3.1) Section 3: Models of care

(3.2) EIP services in the UK and worldwide

(3.3) Health policy

(3.4) EIP treatment service models

(3.5) Interactive exercise: EIP treatment service models

(3.6) EIP treatment service models

(3.7) Evidence for the effectiveness of EIP approaches

(3.8) Cost-effectiveness of EIP services

(3.9) Can EIP reduce DUP?

(3.10) Section 3: Recap

(3.11) Section 3: Summary


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