n South African Journal of Psychiatry - Major depressive disorder : The South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) Treatment Guidelines for Psychiatric Disorders

Volume 19, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1608-9685
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6786



This treatment guideline draws on several international guidelines: () Practice Guidelines of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder, Second Edition; () Clinical Guidelines for the Treatment of Depressive Disorders by the Canadian Psychiatric Association and the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT); () National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines; () Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Clinical Practice Guidelines Team for Depression (RANZCAP); () Texas Medication Algorithm Project (TMAP) Guidelines; () World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Treatment Guideline for Unipolar Depressive Disorder; and () British Association for Psychopharmacology Guidelines.

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