Total CE Credit Hours: 2.5
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102874
About the Course:
The authors of this article call for a revision the psychiatric strategy of “start low and go slow” and waiting six to eight weeks to adjust treatment for Major Depressive Disorder. This article provides rationale for earlier and more aggressive treatment strategies for treatment of Major Depressive Disorder. The authors provide recommendations for how to use these strategies in patient-centered clinical care for clients presenting with depressive complaints.
This course is based on the article, Functional Recovery in Major Depressive Disorder: Providing Early Optimal Treatment for the Individual Patient created by Oloruntoba J. Oluboka, MD, et al. in 2017.
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- To identify reasons why current strategies for treatment of Major Depressive Disorder need revisions
- To describe improvements in medical strategies for treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
- To describe clinical strategies that integrate improvements in treatment of Major Depressive Disorder with patient-centered medical care
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