Careful follow-up and monitoring are essential for depression treatment in order to achieve recovery and prevent recurrence. This course describes guidelines and strategies for clinical management of adult cases of depression that are treated in the primary care setting. Recommended timing and content of follow-up appointments, patient education throughout treatment, management of side effects, strategies for promoting treatment adherence, and tips for co-management with mental health professionals are all addressed. The course emphasizes treating depression as a chronic condition and how primary care physicians can avoid common problems in management of depression.
Objectives: After completing this course you will be able to
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