Depression treatment in primary care

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Who is this guidance for?

  • It is intended to assist healthcare professionals working in primary care.

What is in the guidance?

  • Information and advice to support healthcare professionals in the bio-psycho-social assessment, diagnosis and treatment of depression.
  • Self-help and non-pharmacological options for people with depression, including patient information.
  • Comorbidity considerations and antidepressant treatment options
  • Practical information reading antidepressant limitations and tailoring treatment to individual’s needs for switching, reducing and stopping antidepressants.

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