Do no do examples

Do no do examples for Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management
Title Year published Impact Level
Do not initiate regular combined antipsychotic medication, except for short periods (for example, when changing medication) for pschosis or schizophrenia in children and young people. January 2013 Unclassified
Do not routinely offer counselling and supportive psychotherapy (as specificinterventions) to children and young people with psychosis or schizophrenia.However, take the child or young person's and their parents' or carers' preferences. January 2013 Unclassified
Do not use a loading dose of antipsychotic medication (often referred to as 'rapidneuroleptisation') January 2013 Unclassified
Do not offer adherence therapy (as a specific intervention) to children and young people with psychosis or schizophrenia. January 2013 Unclassified
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-effectsensitivity. January 2013 Unclassified
Do not routinely offer social skills training (as a specific intervention) to children andyoung people with psychosis or schizophrenia. January 2013 Unclassified
Do not offer antipsychotic medication for psychotic symptoms or mental state changes that are not sufficient for adiagnosis of psychosis or schizophrenia, orwith the aim of decreasing the risk of psychosis. January 2013 Unclassified
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 adolescentmental health. January 2013 Unclassified