"Overlooked Medical Comorbidities Associated With Depression"
E. Pernell, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor , Michigan State University
Department of Community Health, State of Michigan
Director, Michigan Center for Anxiety and Depression
Upon successful completion of this program the participant will be able
n Recognize common signs and symptoms of depression that tend to be overlooked in primary care patients who present with medical problems.
n Recall landmark research studies relevant to medical comorbidities and depression.
n Implement safe and effective treatment strategies for treating primary care patients who present with medical comorbidities associated with depression.
n Identify a variety of antidepressant medications on the market and understand how to choose the best antidepressant medications for depressed primary care patients with medical comorbidities, taking into account their differences with respect to safety, efficacy and tolerability.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Dietitians and other Health Professionals.