NICE Bites – Depression

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites Nov 2009; No 11 includes one topic; Depression; CG90/91. Sections covered include; recognition, assessment and initial management, pharmacological treatment  (SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, MAOIs), monitoring, switching antidepressants, cautions and counselling.

ImplementationMental HealthMental health and illnessNeurological disorders