Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Do not offer antipsychotic medication for psychotic symptoms or mental state changes that are not sufficient for a diagnosis of psychosis or schizophrenia, or with the aim of decreasing the risk of psychosis.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Do not offer antipsychotic medication for psychotic symptoms or mental state changes that are not sufficient for a diagnosis of psychosis or schizophrenia, or with the aim of decreasing the risk of psychosis.

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:
1.2.6
Page number:
18

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