Summary of NICE guidance for Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults

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

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 62a, March 2014 includes one topic: Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults (NICE CG178). Sections covered include: general principles of care, psychological interventions, pharmacological treatment (antipsychotics), prescribing advice and monitoring.