Guidance


Schizophrenia and Psychosis in children and young people

Here are the National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidance on the assessment and management of psychosis in young people. While adult services are very familiar with these disorders, due to very low frequencies in childhood, I feel that primary care child services may often not consider such diagnoses. These guidelines are simple, easy to read […]

Psychotherapy and Counseling for psychosis?

Nice reviewed it`s guidance for the prevention and management of Psychosis last year and we all look forward to new guidance in 2016. Interesting to note the current recommendations for psychotherapy and psychological treatment are for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for at risk mental states, and and CBT and Family Therapy for psychosis. NICE does not support […]