June 2019: We have reviewed the evidence and made new recommendations on psychological therapies for children and young people with depression. These recommendations are marked .
We have also made 1 change without an evidence review:
the Mental Capacity Act has been added to the considerations when assessing and treating depression in young people.
This recommendation is marked [2005, amended 2019].
Recommendations marked  or  last had an evidence review in 2005 or 2015. In some cases, minor changes have been made to the wording to bring the language and style up to date, without changing the meaning.
September 2017: Recommendation 1.1.29 was updated to clarify the training needed for therapists. Recommendation 1.4.1 was updated to delete reference to a preferred questionnaire as this is no longer relevant.
March 2015: We reviewed the evidence and made new recommendations for combination therapy for children and young people with depression. These recommendations are marked .