Tailor the choice of anti-depressant medication for the initial management of a patient with depression based on maintaining therapy long term to achieve more positive patient outcomes and response.
This activity looks at the key diagnostic and management features for common youth mental health issues. These include depression, anxiety and borderline personality disorder, with an emphasis on indigenous and LGBTIQ youth. The role of the GP as part of a primary care team is discussed together with the principles for best practice management of these conditions. A range of both pharmacological and non-pharmacological management modalities are explored through case studies.
Watch the recording of the ‘Beating the Killer Called Heart Failure’ MEDTalks, live from GPCE Melbourne. Challenge your thinking on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure and join our panel of experts who will deliver four high impact and engaging 10 minute talks, providing up-to-date insights relevant to general practice.