Depression with a chronic physical health problem (CG91)
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The treatment and management of depression in adults with chronic physical health problems (partial update of CG23)
This guideline is published alongside ‘Depression: the treatment and management of depression in adults (update)’ (NICE clinical guideline 90), which makes recommendations on the identification, treatment and management of depression in adults aged 18 years and older, in primary and secondary care.
This guideline (and CG90) update recommendations made in NICE technology appraisal guidance 97 for the treatment of depression only. The guidance in TA97 remains unchanged for the use of CCBT in the treatment of panic and phobia and obsessive compulsive disorder.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: depression
This page was last updated: 07 March 2014
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- Services for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) commissioning guide
- Common mental health disorders commissioning guide
- Services for people with chronic heart failure commissioning guide
- Depression in adults with a chronic health problem: online educational tool
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