The documents below contain clinical guideline recommendations or other recommendations that were used by the TEG to develop the quality standard statements and measures.
Depression: the treatment and management of depression in adults. NICE clinical guideline 90 (2009; NHS Evidence accredited source).
Depression in adults with a chronic physical health problem. NICE clinical guideline 91 (2009; NHS Evidence accredited source).
It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:
Department of Health (2009) New Horizons: a shared vision for mental health.
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme.
Department of Health (2007) Mental health ten years on: progress on mental health care reform.
Department of Health (1999) National service framework for mental health: modern standards and service models.
References included in the definitions and data sources sections can be found below:
World Health Organisation. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists. A competency based curriculum for specialist training in psychiatry.