Treatment of Patients With Schizophrenia

Published: September 2020
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  • Introduction
  • Assessment
  • Algorithm: Managing Schizophrenia
  • Tables:
    • Suggested physical and laboratory assessments for patients with schizophrenia
    • Antipsychotic medications: available oral and short-acting intramuscular formulations
    • Antipsychotic medications: relative side effects of oral formulations
    • Long-acting injectable antipsychotic medications: dosing
    • Reversible inhibitors of human vesicular monoamine transporter type 2
    • Medications for treatment of medication-induced parkinsonism
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Psychosocial Interventions
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The American Psychiatric Association is the main professional organization of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists in the United States, and the largest psychiatric organization in the world.


This pocket guide attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. This pocket guide should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. The ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician after consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool.


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