Bipolar disorder: The management of bipolar disorder in adults, children and adolescents, in primary and secondary care

NICE guidelines [CG38] Published date:

Consultation on review proposal with stakeholders: 02 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Review decision date: July 2011

Review decision: 

Following the recent review recommendation, an update of this guideline is currently in the process of being scheduled into the work programme. Details of any update will be available on the guidelines in development webpage.

The NICE clinical guideline on bipolar disorder covers:

  • what treatment people with bipolar disorder can expect to be offered, including medication and psychological therapies
  • advice on self-help
  • the services that may help people with bipolar disorder, including psychiatric or specialist mental health services
  • how families and carers may be able to support people with bipolar disorder, and get support for themselves.

  • This guidance updates and replaces NICE technology appraisal 66 (published in June 2001).

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