Summary of NICE guidance for Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young adults

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 50, March 2013 includes one topic: Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young adults (NICE CG155). Sections covered include: general principles of care, referral, psychological interventions, pharmacological treatment (antipsychotics), prescribing advice and monitoring.

 

(This website entry checked November 2020)

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