Depression [2011 update]
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- Recognizing depression
- Treating it aggressively and effectively
- Prescribing cost-effectively
This update includes:
- Expanded list of common diagnoses associated with depression.
- Latest treatment recommendations based on STAR*D data.
- Updated information on pharmacologic therapy, side effects, and drug availability and costs.
- Expanded description of psychotherapeutic approaches.
- Expanded table of guidelines, clinical cues and critical points for the use of all antidepressants, including augmentation therapies.
The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: July 2011
Termination Date: August 2020
Continued availability of CME credit for this activity depends on a thorough review of its content every three years. This activity was last reviewed for currency and accuracy in September 2017, and availability of CME credit continued.
Thomas L. Schwenk, MD; Family Medicine
Linda B. Terrell, MD; General Internal Medicine
R. Van Harrison, PhD; Medical Education
Marcia A. Valenstein, MD; Psychiatry
Amy L. Tremper, MD; Obstetrics & Gynecology
Financial Disclosure Information:
There are no financial relationships to disclose for this CME activity.
UMHS Guidelines Oversight Team:
Grant Greenberg, MD, MA, MHSA
R. Van Harrison, PhD
Literature Search Services:
Taubman Medical Library