Information on this page has been adapted from the Guidelines on the management of co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings (2nd edition).
Developers: Marel C, Mills KL, Kingston R, Gournay K, Deady M, Kay-Lambkin F, Baker A, Teesson M. (2016). B6: Managing symptoms of psychosis. In Guidelines on the management of co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings (2nd edition), pp. 116-118. Sydney, Australia: Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales. The Guidelines were funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
Further information about psychosis, including clinical presentation, managing and treating psychotic spectrum disorders, can be found by accessing these Guidelines here.
Evidence base: These guidelines were developed based on comprehensive reviews of the best available evidence at the time of development. For a full list of references please click here.