About this information

NICE guidelines provide advice on the care and support that should be offered to people who use health and care services.

This information explains the advice about psychosis and schizophrenia in adults that is set out in NICE clinical guideline 178.

This is an update of advice on schizophrenia that NICE produced in 2009.

Does this information apply to me?

Yes, if you are an adult at risk of or with a diagnosis of psychosis or schizophrenia.

For children and young people, see the NICE website for advice on psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people.

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