Summary of NICE guidance for Social anxiety disorder

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 54, July 2013 includes one topic: Social Anxiety Disorder (NICE CG159). Sections covered include: identification and assessment, planning treatment, cognitive behavioural therapy, pharmacological treatment, prescribing and monitoring.