Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not offer antipsychotic medication to people considered to be at increased risk of developing psychosis (i.e If a person is distressed, has a decline in social functioning and has: transient or attenuated psychotic symptoms; or other experiences or behaviour suggestive of possible psychosis; a first-degree relative with psychosis or schizophrenia) or with the aim of decreasing the risk of or preventing psychosis

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not offer antipsychotic medication to people considered to be at increased risk of developing psychosis (i.e If a person is distressed, has a decline in social functioning and has: transient or attenuated psychotic symptoms; or other experiences or behaviour suggestive of possible psychosis; a first-degree relative with psychosis or schizophrenia) or with the aim of decreasing the risk of or preventing psychosis
Interventions:
Antipsychotic medication

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults (CG178)
Published date:
February 2014
Paragraph number:
1.2.3.2
Page number:
15

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