CG192 Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance

 In Clinical Guidelines, Mental Health, NICE guidelines

This NICE guideline was updated in February 2020 and covers the recognition, assessment and treatment of mental health problems in women who are pregnant, planning to have a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women’s quality of life during each of these stages. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illness (such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). This guideline makes 10 recommendations covering principles of care, recognition, assessment and planning and treatment decisions.

For more information, please visit the NICE website.

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