3 Other information

3.1 Scope and how this guideline was developed

NICE guidelines are developed in accordance with a scope that defines what the guideline will and will not cover.

How this guideline was developed

NICE commissioned the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health to develop this guideline. The Centre established a Guideline Development Group (see section 4), which reviewed the evidence and developed the recommendations.

The methods and processes for developing NICE clinical guidelines are described in The guidelines manual.

3.2 Related NICE guidance

Details are correct at the time of publication of the guideline (February 2014). Further information is available on the NICE website.

Published

Under development

NICE is developing the following guidance (details available from the NICE website):

  • Bipolar disorders (update). NICE clinical guideline. Publication expected September 2014.

  • Violence and aggression. NICE clinical guideline. Publication expected December 2014.

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