This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by reducing symptoms of PTSD such as anxiety, sleep problems and difficulties with concentration. Recommendations also aim to raise awareness of the condition and improve coordination of care.
This guideline includes new and updated recommendations on:
These supplement the existing recommendations on:
This guideline updates and replaces NICE guideline CG26 (March 2005).