Mental health

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NICE psychosis and schizophrenia guideline


A clear summary of NICE's guideline on psychosis and schizophrenia management in primary care. Includes prevention, first episode psychosis, and monitoring.

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NICE ADHD guideline


A brief summary of NICE's clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of ADHD in children, young people, and adults.

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NICE older people wellbeing guideline


This summarises NICE's guideline on interventions to maintain and improve the mental wellbeing and independence of people aged 65 years or older.

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NICE depression in children guideline


Easy-to-follow NICE guideline summary on identification and management of depression in children and young people. Includes a stepped care treatment model.


SIGN schizophrenia guideline


Easy-to-read summary of SIGN's guideline on the management of schizophrenia. Includes pharmacological and psychological intervention, and perinatal issues.

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Feature articles

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Challenging mental health stigma in young people


Zoe Butler, winner of the Guidelines for Nurses-sponsored Andrew Parker Student Nurse Award at the RCNi Awards 2017, explains how her Hot potato project is raising awareness of mental wellbeing in young people and destigmatising mental illness

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The power of listening: stress, distress, and depression


Sheila Hardy explains the causes of stress, distress, and depression; how to recognise these conditions; and the role played by practice nurses in prevention and treatment.

Tools and resources

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Identifying medical comorbidities in autism spectrum disorders


Disclaimer: This guide for healthcare professionals on identifying medical comorbidities in autism spectrum disorders has been developed by Treating Autism.

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Life story book guidance and template


Disclaimer: The Life story book guidance and template have been developed by Dementia UK.Source: Dementia UK ( Hosted with permission. March 2017.

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