intelog Mental Health Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the intelog editors to support primary care prescribing for mental health conditions, including depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.

Latest news

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

A list of 50 tests, treatments and procedures 'of questionable...

Anticholinergics linked to increased dementia risk

Anticholinergics linked to increased dementia risk

Patients prescribed certain types of anticholinergic...

Valproate banned in women not on Pregnancy Prevention Programme

Valproate banned in women not on Pregnancy Prevention Programme

Valproate can no longer be used in women or girls of...

Treating depression may aid opioid cessation

Treating depression may aid opioid cessation

Cessation of chronic opioid use may be more successful...




Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected mental health conditions:

Depression (including SSRIs/SNRIs, MAO inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants)

Anxiety (including benzodiazepines and beta-blockers)

Psychosis, mania (including phenothiazines, atypical antipsychotics and lithium)

Alcohol dependence (including disulfiram)

Opiate dependence (including buprenorphine)


At-a-glance product comparison charts.


Summaries of key national guidance.



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External resources

Useful websites and online tools to support prescribing for mental health conditions.

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This site is intended for healthcare professionals.