Ten percent or more of primary care patients may suffer from major depression or dysthymia, yet these disorders are frequently undertreated. This course discusses the treatment and clinical management of major depression and dysthymia in adults. The course material is specifically designed for primary care practitioners but may also be helpful for pharmacists and other health professionals. Current clinical guidelines for best practice in depression treatment are described, along with research supporting the recommendations. The course covers drug therapies and psychotherapies and includes discussion of complementary and new approaches to treatment. Physician resources and patient education materials are also provided.
Objectives: After completing this course you will be able to
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