Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Antipsychotic medication in children and young people with a first presentation of sustained psychotic symptoms should not be started in primary care unless it is done in consultation with a consultant psychiatrist with training in child and adolescent mental health.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Antipsychotic medication in children and young people with a first presentation of sustained psychotic symptoms should not be started in primary care unless it is done in consultation with a consultant psychiatrist with training in child and adolescent mental health.

Interventions:
Antipsychotic medication

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management (CG155)
Published date:
January 2013
Paragraph number:
1.3.2
Page number:
18

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