Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences

Editorials

Cochrane schizophrenia reviews influence on policy and practice: an earthquake zone

C. E. Adamsa1 c1

a1 Coordinating Editor Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Chair of Mental health Services Research, Division of Psychiatry, university of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Policymaking and the care of people with schizophrenia are still recovering from the shock of the arrival of a more objective way of appraising the best available evidence. It is still early days. There are several directions that practice and policy could go and there are indications that the rebuilding is not the same as what has gone before. After the earthquake we should be able to build more wisely.

Correspondence

c1 Address for correspondence: Professor C. E. Adams, Coordinating Editor Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Chair of Mental Health Services Research, Division of Psychiatry, Gateway Building, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham Innovation Park, Triumph Road, NG7 2TU, UK. (Email: clive.adams@nottingham.ac.uk)