Major Depressive Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder

VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

Major Depressive Disorder Clinical Support Tools

  • Management of MDD Patient Guide (2016)
    • This guide is intended to provide information to patients regarding MDD; causes, symptoms, and assessment and treatment of depression; general ways to improve health and well-being; as well as additional resources.
  • Management of MDD Pocket Card (2016)
    • Provides health care providers with a useful, quick reference tool for treating patients with MDD and related conditions. It was derived directly from the VA/DoD MDD clinical practice guideline.
  • Depression: Fast Facts for Families (2016)
    • Brochure with facts on depression symptoms, causes and effective treatments.
  • Understanding Depression: A Resource for Providers and Patients (2016)
    • Booklet with information on treatment, medications, tips on talking to family and friends about MDD and patient worksheets on how to improve sleep and manage symptoms.