Schizophrenia

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Acceptability at Recruitment

UNACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

UNACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Donor/Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Mental health disorder characterised by a breakdown of though processes and poor emotional responsiveness.

Donors with active schizophrenia may not be able to give fully informed consent.

See also Schizophrenia

Guidance

Unacceptable if current diagnosis of schizophrenia. Donors with a past history of schizophrenia, but currently off medication and not requiring regular psychiatric follow-up may join/donate following discussion with the medical officer.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

16th October 2012