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Depression

This Royal College of Psychiatrists leaflet is for anyone who is, or has been depressed. It describes what depression feels like, some of the help that is available, how you can help yourself and how to help someone else who is depressed. At the end of the leaflet, there is a list of other places where you can get further information.

Depression and Men

This Royal College of Psychiatrists leaflet is for any man who feels depressed and anyone whose husband, partner, brother, father and male friend seems depressed. It gives some basic facts about depression, how it can affect men, and how to get help.

Depression in adults – NICE Quality Standard 8

This quality standard covers the clinical assessment and management of depression in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes adults with persistent subthreshold depressive symptoms or mild, moderate or severe depression, including those who also have a chronic physical health problem.

Deprivation of liberty safeguards DoLS

DoLS ensures people who cannot consent to their care arrangements in a care home or hospital are protected if those arrangements deprive them of their liberty. Arrangements are assessed to check they are necessary and in the person’s best interests. Representation and the right to challenge a deprivation are other safeguards that are part of DoLS.