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This book provides an unusually comprehensive survey of the current state and prospects of psychological methods of treatment for people with schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses. It will be an invaluable resource for mental health professionals and clinical managers involved in their care, and essential reading for psychiatrists at all levels of experience. The three traditions of psychotherapy and integrated approaches are covered. Recent research in the process and outcome of psychotherapy is reviewed and summarised. Clear advice is also given on treatment techniques and settings with reference to national policies. Also available: Seminars in Psychosexual Disorders (College Seminars Series) - ISBN 190124203X Liaison Psychiatry: Defining Needs and Planning Services - ISBN 0902241699 RCPsych Publications is the publishing arm of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (based in London, United Kingdom), which has been promoting excellence in mental health care since 1841. Produced by the same editorial team who publish The British Journal of Psychiatry, they sell books for both psychiatrists and other mental health professionals and also many written for the general public. Their popular series include the College Seminars Series, the NICE mental health guidelines and the Books Beyond Words series for people with intellectual disabilities. RCPsych publishes in all areas of psychiatry and mental health, including but not limited to: Clinical psychiatric practice Intellectual disability Mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly Psychopharmacology Psychotherapy Rehabilitation psychiatry Family mental health Service provision RCPsych Publications books can help with the following disorders: Addictions Affective disorders Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Bereavement Borderline personality disorder Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) Dementia Depression Eating disorders Perinatal psychiatric disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Psychosis Schizophrenia Sleep problemsThis volume provides a comprehensive survey of the current state and prospects of psychological methods of treatment for people with schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses. The three traditions of psychotherapy are covered, plus integrated approaches.