GeriPod: Depression in Older Adults Part II: Treatment of Depression in Older Adults
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This podcast focuses on the appropriate role of medication and ECT in the treatment of depression in older adults, the efficacy and risks/benefits of different classes of antidepressant medications, the strategies for effective prescribing of antidepressants, and the use of augmentation as well as combination therapy.
The appropriate role for medication and ECT in the treatment of depression in older adults.
The efficacy and risks/benefits of different classes of antidepresant medications including SSRI's, Tri Cyclics, MAOI's, NSRI's and NRDI's.
Strategies for effective prescribing of antidepressants and the use of augmentation and combination therapy.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines:
The New Jersey Geriatric Education Center through the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA), University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine presents the third “GeriPod” podcast called “Depression in Older Adults Part 2: Treatment of Depression in Older Adults”. For more information on the GeriPod series, please visit the UMDNJ website at http://njisa.umdnj.edu/education/geripods/index2.html
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No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Stephen Scheinthal DO, FACN and Pamela Basehore. GeriPod: Depression in Older Adults Part II: Treatment of Depression in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20745