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Depression in adults: recognition and management

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Title
Depression in adults: recognition and management
Synopsis

This guideline covers identifying, treating and managing depression in people aged 18 and over. It recommends tailoring care and treatment based on the severity of a person’s depression. It also includes advice on preventing relapse and managing complex and severe depression.

 

Who is it for?

Healthcare professionals

Other professionals who have direct contact with, or provide health and other public services for, people with depression

Commissioners and providers of services for people with depression and their families and carers

Adults with depression, their families and carers

 

This guideline will update and replace NICE guideline CG90 (published October 2009).

 

We have updated or added new recommendations on the treatment of new depressive episodes, further line treatment, treatment of chronic, psychotic and complex depression, preventing relapse and the organisation of and access to services.

Consultation Documents
Consultation Address
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Consultation Body
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Regions
  • England
  • Wales
Status
Active
Related Consultations
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