Update information

April 2016: Recommendation has been deleted and replaced with a link to the NICE interventional procedures guidance on repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression.

Minor updates since publication

December 2017: A footonote on valproate was added to recommendation

The following recommendations have been taken from the previous NICE clinical guideline 23 'Management of depression in primary and secondary care'. Note that the evidence for these recommendations has not been updated. Any wording changes have been made for clarification only.

Recommendation number in updated NICE clinical guideline 90

Recommendation number in NICE clinical guideline 23

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