TITLE

Depression in adults, including those with a chronic physical health problem: summary of NICE guidance

AUTHOR(S)
Pilling, Stephen; Anderson, Ian; Goldberg, David; Meader, Nicholas; Taylor, Clare
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;10/31/2009, Vol. 339 Issue 7728, p1025
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a summary of a guideline from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) on the management of depression in adults including those with a chronic physical health problem. Systematic reviews of the best available evidence serve as the bases for the NICE recommendations. Identification and assessment of the condition include being alert to possible depression. The guideline also enumerates low intensity psychosocial interventions for subthreshold depressive symptoms or mild to moderate depression.
ACCESSION #
45044149

 

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