Journal article

Update and Revision of the RANZCP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Mood Disorders

M Hopwood

European Psychiatry | Cambridge University Press (CUP) | Published : 2017

Abstract

In 2015, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) published its new Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for Mood Disorders. The Mood Disorder CPG focuses on ‘real world’ clinical management of depressive and bipolar disorders, addressing mood disorders as a whole to recognise the overlap between distinct diagnoses and changes in diagnoses along the mood disorder spectrum. This presentation will provide an overview of the process and methodology used in the development of the guidelines, as well as the key principles established in the new CPG for the assessment and management of depressive and bipolar disorders.Disclosure of interestThe author has not supplied h..

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