Do Not Do Recommendation

 
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.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
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.
Interventions:
antidepressant medication

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Depression in children and young people (CG28)
Published date:
September 2005
Paragraph number:
1.6.4.1
Page number:
28

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