This National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline covers identifying, treating and managing depression in people aged 18 and over. It recommends treatments for first episodes of depression, further-line treatments and provides advice on preventing relapse and managing chronic depression, psychotic depression and depression with a coexisting diagnosis of personality disorder. This guideline will update and replace previous NICE guidelines.
NICE are inviting review and comment on this draft guideline. The consultation closes on 5pm, 12 January 2022.