Mental health

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Top tips: supporting the patient who self-harms

2019-07-19T14:47:00+01:00By Dr Dominique Thompson

Dr Dominique Thompson provides 10 top tips on recognising self-harm and how to help reduce the risks of further self-harm or suicide


Top tips: anxiety disorders

2019-04-17T11:31:00+01:00By Dr Ed Beveridge

Dr Ed Beveridge offers ten top tips on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of adults with anxiety disorders in primary care

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Top tips: eating disorders

2019-03-28T17:25:00+00:00By Dr Dominique Thompson

Dr Dominique Thompson offers 10 top tips for general practice on the role of GPs in managing eating disorders, including signs to look out for, the right questions to ask, and the need for referral without delay

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Key learning points: NICE post-traumatic stress disorder

2019-03-22T11:51:00+00:00By Dr Jonathan Leach, Professor Neil Greenberg, Dr Odette Megnin-Viggars

Dr Jonathan Leach, Professor Neil Greenberg, and Dr Odette Megnin-Viggars identify five key learning points from the updated NICE PTSD guideline


Top tips: alcohol dependency

2018-12-19T12:07:00+00:00By Dr Stephen Willott

Dr Stephen Willott provides 10 top tips for assessing alcohol dependency in primary care including how to manage patients presenting in crisis

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Related Guidelines summaries

  • NICE depression in children and young people guideline

    Fri, 28 Jun 2019 11:17 GMT

    This summary covers assessing people aged 5–18 years for depression and appropriate management strategies based on severity

  • NICE delirium guideline

    Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:47 GMT

    This summary covers risk factor assessment, diagnosis, indicators of delirium, interventions to prevent delirium, and treatment.

  • NICE PTSD guideline

    Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:15 GMT

    This summary of the NICE PTSD guideline covers assessment and coordination of care, access to care, principles of care, and disaster planning

  • NICE ADHD guideline

    Mon, 26 Mar 2018 16:12 GMT

    The updated summary covers key points on identification and treatment of ADHD, management, supporting families and carers, and appropriate medication.

  • NICE guideline: diagnosis of autism in young people

    Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:42 GMT

    A clear and concise summary of the NICE guideline on the recognition, diagnosis, and referral of children and young people on the autism spectrum.