Depression

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Guidance

Accept if not currently depressed, or if depression adequately treated with medication or counselling. Ask the following questions:

Can the donor work and travel? Could the donor cope with a hospital stay if required to donate? Could the donor cope with pressures involved with donating, as donation may be a stressful procedure for some individuals?

If the answer to these questions are yes, than accept. Refer to medical officer if necessary.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012