Changes after publication
March 2014: implementation section updated to clarify that computerised cognitive behaviour therapy is recommended as an option for treating depression and anxiety. Additional minor maintenance update also carried out.
May 2013: Recommendation 1.3 has been replaced by the generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder guideline (CG113), published in January 2011, and by the social anxiety disorder guideline (CG159), published in May 2013.
Note that the recommendations in this technology appraisal relating to the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder have not changed.
March 2012: minor maintenance.
October 2009: Recommendations 1.1 and 1.2 in this technology appraisal relating to the treatment of depression have been replaced by recommendations in the two depression clinical guidelines (CG90 and CG91) published in October 2009.