Seeking Comments on APA Guideline for Depression Treatment


From the American Psychological Association: “The American Psychological Association seeks comments from all interested individuals and groups – including psychologists, healthcare professionals, researchers, clients/patients and their families, APA governance members, and the general public – on the draft Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Depression in Children, Adolescents, and Young, Middle-aged, and Older Adults.

This Clinical Practice Guideline focuses on recommendations for psychological, pharmacological and other common interventions for treatment of depression. This guideline is based on 10 systematic reviews that met established quality criteria. The intended users of this document include psychologists, other health and mental health professionals, students/ training programs, consumers, families of consumers, policymakers, and the public. 

This draft was developed by an APA guideline development panel composed of scientists, clinicians, and client/community representatives. Your comments will provide valuable input to the panel as it works to produce the final version of the guideline.

Comments must be submitted by midnight, October 23, 2018, Eastern time.”

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