Review decision date: December 2011

Review decision: 

We checked this guideline and decided that it should be updated at this time. For details, see the update decision and the process for deciding if an update is needed. Details of the update will be available on the guidelines in development webpage in due course. This guideline will be checked again for update at its scheduled time point according to the methods described here.

Next review date: June 2015

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

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