Common mental health disorders (CG123)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'social anxiety disorder'
This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the care and treatment of adults who have common mental health disorders, with a particular focus on primary care. It brings together advice from existing guidelines and combines it with new recommendations on access to care, assessment and developing local care pathways for common mental health disorders. Common mental health disorders include depression, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post‑traumatic stress disorder and social anxiety disorder.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: social anxiety disorder
This page was last updated: 26 September 2013
- Web format
- Quick reference guide (PDF)
- NICE Guideline (PDF)
- Full Guideline
- CG123 Cael help a chymorth ar gyfer problemau iechyd meddwl cyffredin: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
Information for the public
A resource for primary care will be available in early 2012.
Implementation tools and resources
- Baseline assessment tool
- Clinical case scenarios
- Costing report
- Costing template
- Slide set
- Guide for commissioners: common mental health disorders
- CG123 Common mental health disorders: podcast
See this guidance in practice
The summary of the key recommendations in the guidance written for patients, carers and those with little medical knowledge and may be used in local patient information leaflets.
Quick Reference Guide
The quick reference guide presents recommendations for health professionals
The published NICE clinical guideline, contains the recommendations for health professionals and NHS bodies.
The published full clinical guideline for specialists with background, evidence, recommendations and methods used.