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Depression in children and young people
|Guidance ID||NICE 'do not do' recommendation||Interventions|
|CG28||Antidepressant medication should not be used for the initial treatment of children and young people with mild depression.||antidepressant medication|
|CG28||Antidepressant medication should not be offered to a child or young person with moderate to severe depression except in combination with a concurrent psychological therapy.||antidepressant medication|
|CG28||Paroxetine and venlafaxine should not be used for the treatment of depression in children and young people.||paroxetine; venlafaxine|
|CG28||Tricyclic antidepressants should not be used for the treatment of depression in children and young people.||tricyclic antidepressants|
|CG28||Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is not recommended in the treatment of depression in children (5-11 years).||electroconvulsive therapy|
|CG28||Office-based serological tests for H. pylori cannot be recommended because of their inadequate performance.||office-based serological tests|
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