Major European review fails to find a ‘best’ way to prevent psychosis

But a top Australian psychiatrist says the fact that interventions give similar results does not mean they do not bring benefit
Clare Pain
Young man with mental illness

No particular intervention for patients at high risk of psychosis has been demonstrated to be superior to others in prevention or improving prognosis, an umbrella review finds.

There were 42 meta-analyses of studies of people at clinical high risk of psychosis included in the review, carried out by members of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Network on the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Mental Health Promotion.