Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Pharmacological interventions for psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: Do not use targeted, intermittent dosage maintenance strategies routinely. However, consider them for children and young people with psychosis or schizophrenia who are unwilling to accept a continuous maintenance regimen or if there is another contraindication to maintenance therapy, such as side-effect sensitivity.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Pharmacological interventions for psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: Do not use targeted, intermittent dosage maintenance strategies routinely. However, consider them for children and young people with psychosis or schizophrenia who are unwilling to accept a continuous maintenance regimen or if there is another contraindication to maintenance therapy, such as side-effect sensitivity.

Interventions:
Targeted, intermittent dosage maintenance strategies.

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management (CG155)
Published date:
January 2013
Paragraph number:
1.8.7
Page number:
0

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