5 Other versions of this guideline

5.1 Full guideline

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence commissioned the development of this guidance from the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health. The Centre established a Guideline Development Group, which reviewed the evidence and developed the recommendations. The full guideline, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): the management of PTSD in primary and secondary care,is published by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health.

The members of the Guideline Development Group are listed in Appendix B. Information about the independent Guideline Review Panel is given in Appendix C.

There is more information about how NICE clinical guidelines are developed on the NICE website. A booklet, 'How NICE clinical guidelines are developed: an overview for stakeholders, the public and the NHS' is available.

5.2 NICE pathway

The recommendations from this guideline have been incorporated into a NICE pathway.

5.3 Information for the public

NICE has produced information for the public explaining this guideline.

We encourage NHS and third sector, including voluntary organisations, to use text from this information in their own materials about post-traumatic stress disorder.