Depression in adults (update) (CG90)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'depression'
This guideline is published alongside ‘Depression in adults with a chronic physical health problem: treatment and management’ (NICE clinical guideline 91), which makes recommendations on the identification, treatment and management of depression in adults aged 18 years and older who also have a chronic physical health problem.
This guideline updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 23 (2004; amended 2007).
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: depression
This page was last updated: 06 February 2014
- Web format
- Quick reference guide (PDF)
- NICE Guideline (PDF)
- Full Guideline
- CG90 Trin iselder ymhlith oedolion: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
Information for the public
Review decision date: October 2012
Following the recent surveillance review decision, a standard update of this guideline will be scheduled into the work programme. Details of the update will be available on the guidelines in development webpage.
Next review date: June 2015
Implementation tools and resources
- Audit support
- Costing statement
- Slide set
- Guide for commissioners: common mental health disorders
- Depression in adults: online educational tool
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.