Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (CG26)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'post traumatic stress disorder'
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): The management of PTSD in adults and children in primary and secondary care
The NICE clinical guideline on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) covers:
- the care people with PTSD can expect to receive from their GP or other healthcare professional
- the information they can expect to receive about their condition and its treatment
- what treatment they can expect, which may include psychological therapies and drug treatment
- the services that may help them with PTSD, including specialist mental health services
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: post traumatic stress disorder
This page was last updated: 07 March 2014
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