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The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for the Biological Treatment of Bipolar Disorders: Acute and longterm treatment of mixed states in bipolar disorder

This WFSBP guideline has been developed to supply a systematic overview of all scientific evidence pertaining to the acute and longterm treatment of bipolar mixed states in adults.

Guidelines for biological treatment of substance use and related disorders, part 1: Alcoholism, first revision

These practice guidelines for the biological treatment of alcohol use disorders are an update of the first edition, published in 2008, which was developed by an international Task Force of the WFSBP.

British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus guidance on the use of psychotropic medication preconception, in pregnancy and postpartum 2017

Decisions about the use of psychotropic medication in pregnancy are an ongoing challenge for clinicians and women with mental health problems, owing to the uncertainties around risks of the illness itself to mother and fetus/infant...

BAP Position Statement: Off-label prescribing of psychotropic medication to children and adolescents

The off-label use of medicines for children and adolescents remains a common and important issue for prescribing practice across child and adolescent psychiatry, paediatrics and primary care.

EPA guidance on the early detection of clinical high risk states of psychoses

The aim of this guidance paper of the European Psychiatric Association is to provide evidence-based recommendations on the early detection of a clinical high risk (CHR) for psychosis in patients with mental problems.

European Psychiatric Association Guidance on psychotherapy in chronic depression across Europe

Purpose: Patients with chronic depression (CD) by definition respond less well to standard forms of psychotherapy and are more likely to be high utilizers of psychiatric resources. Therefore, the aim of this guidance paper is...

EPA guidance on eMental health interventions in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

The aim of this EPA guidance was to develop recommendations on eMental health interventions in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A systematic literature search was performed and 40 articles were retrieved...

Assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism spectrum disorders

The guideline provides recommendations for best practice in the screening, surveillance, diagnosis, assessment and clinical interventions for children and young people with ASD.

Cutaneous melanoma

This guideline provides advice at all stages of the patient’s pathway of care, from primary prevention to early recognition, treatment and follow up. It does not address melanomas of non-cutaneous origin...

Management of chronic heart failure

This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations and best practice guidance on the management of patients with chronic heart failure.

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