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Depression in chronic disease (1 CPD hour)

Consultant liaison psychiatrist Dr Khalida Ismail discusses the consequences and treatment of depression in patients with chronic disease.

Learning objectives

This module looks at the role of chronic physical illness in the development and management of depression and covers:

  • Prevalence of depression in patients with chronic disease
  • Diabetes as a specific example
  • The impact of depression on a patient's ability to manage their condition
  • Assessing depression in a patient with chronic disease
  • Implications for management

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