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Depression in adults: treatment and management

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Last updated:28th Jun 2022
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Depression in adults: recognition and management

This guideline covers identifying, treating and managing depression in people aged 18 and over. It recommends treatments for first episodes of depression and further-line treatments, and provides advice on preventing relapse, and managing chronic depression, psychotic depression and depression with a coexisting diagnosis of personality disorder.

NICE has also produced a guideline on depression in adults with a chronic physical health problem.

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