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Chua HC, Chan LL, Chee KS, Chen YH, Chin SA, Chua PLW, Fones SLC, Fung D, Khoo C, Kwek SKD, Lim ECL, Ling J, Poh P, Sim K, Tan BL, Tan CH, Tan LL, Tan YHC, Tay WK, Yeo C, Su HCA
Correspondence: Dr Chua Hong Choon, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ministry of Health (MOH) have updated the clinical practice guidelines on Depression to provide doctors and patients in Singapore with evidence-based treatment for depression. This article reproduces the introduction and executive summary (with recommendations from the guidelines) from the MOH clinical practice guidelines on Depression, for the information of readers of the Singapore Medical Journal. Chapters and page numbers mentioned in the reproduced extract refer to the full text of the guidelines, which are available from the Ministry of Health website: http://www.moh.gov.sg/content/moh_web/home/Publications/guidelines/cpg/2012/depression.html. The recommendations should be used with reference to the full text of the guidelines. Following this article are multiple choice questions based on the full text of the guidelines.