This guidance updates and replaces NICE technology appraisal 51 (published in October 2002).
For the management of panic, please see NICE guideline CG113 (published in January 2011).
For the management of specific phobias and chapter 6 for the management of social anxiety(previously known as ‘social phobia’) please see NICE guideline CG159 (published in May 2013).
No recommendation about the use of computerised CBT has been made in the social anxiety disorder guideline.
- Recommendations 1.4 and 1.5 about treating obsessive-compulsive disorder have not changed.
- Additional funding information for this guidance can be found on the Department of Health website.