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Guidelines and resources for practice

The RANZCP produces guidance to help psychiatrists and other mental health professionals in their work. All RANZCP guidelines and other resources for practice are available from this page.

For any enquiries, including requests for archived documents, contact policy@ranzcp.org.

  • Clinical practice guidelines assist practitioners in making decisions about appropriate health-care for specific clinical circumstances.
  • Professional practice guidelines provide guidance for psychiatrists on key ethical and professional practice issues.
  • Position statements outline the RANZCP's stance on an issue.
  • Other resources offer guidance and support best practice. 

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The RANZCP has produced the following clinical practice guidelines: 

The RANZCP has recommended or endorsed the following guidelines:

More information:


Resources for your practice


All guidelines and resources by topic

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

    Other resources

 

    Professional practice guidelines

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    Clinical practice guidelines

  • Panic disorder and agoraphobia (clinical practice guideline) Full [PDF; 166 KB] | Summary [PDF; 235 KB]

 

    Position statements

     Professional practice guidelines

 

    Clinical practice guidelines

    Position statements

 

    Position statements

    Other resources

See also Mental Health Guides for the Public

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

    Clinical practice guidelines

    Professional practice guidelines

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    Clinical practice guidelines

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

 

    Clinical practice guidelines

 

  • No current guidelines or position statements.

 

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

      Ethical guidelines

 

Position statements

Professional Practice Guidelines 

 

    Position statements

    Position statements

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Position statements

Professional practice guidelines

 

      Other resources

 

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

 

    Position statements

 

Expert Consensus Statement

Other Resources

  • Healthy Active Lives consensus statement (HeAL) 
    HeAL, endorsed by the RANZCP, aims to reverse the trend of people with severe mental illness dying early by tackling risks for future physical illnesses pro-actively and much earlier [iphYs website] 

    Clinical practice guidelines

    Position statements

 

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

    Other resources

    Position statements

 

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

    Position statements

  • No current guidelines or position statements.

 

    Position statements

 

    Clinical practice guidelines

    Clinical practice guidelines

 

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

 

    Position statements

 

    Other resources

 

    Position statements

 

    Professional practice guidelines

    Position statements

    Other resources