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Depression – Key questions (1.5 CPD hours)



 

Article only | Full CPD module

 

Learning objectives

To improve your understanding of managing depression in primary care including:

  • Exercise with or without pharmacotherapy as therapeutic option 
  • When to consider a dose increase or drug switch
  • Common discontinuation symptoms and how to avoid them
  • The GI impact of long term SSRI use 
  • Pharmacotherapy in pregnancy and while breastfeeding
  • Management of adolescent depression