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Schizophrenia - An overview

CPD Hours



Mental health
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People diagnosed with schizophrenia will mostly require ongoing health care support and treatment periodically. People with prolonged and chronic schizophrenia often experience stigma and fractured relationships with their family, spouse and the community.  

This module is for those with little or no experience in working with people with schizophrenia. It is not intended for those with experience in mental health.

Learning Objective

At the end of this module participants will be able to:

  • Know the probable causes of schizophrenia
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia
  • Identify the common treatments for people with schizophrenia
  • Identify the skills that can be used to communicating with a person with acute psychosis

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