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Finding a good fit: A patient-centred approach to antidepressant treatment - On-demand webinar

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This education is accredited: RACGP 3 CPD, ACRRM 2 CME PD.

This case-based webinar explores a more patient-centric approach to depression management, involving tailoring depression treatment to each patient. We discuss how to enhance efficacy of antidepressant treatment while minimising side effects, as well as initiatives to improve adherence to increase the likelihood of treatment success.

Presented by Prof Philip Boyce, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Sydney and Head of the Perinatal Psychiatry Clinical Research Unit at Westmead Hospital, and President of the RANZCP from 2003-2005.

By completing this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  • Develop an individualised approach to management of depression including tailored selection of treatment.
  • Engage in effective patient education and follow-up to optimise adherence to pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy.
  • Assess and manage side effects of antidepressant treatment to maintain patient quality of life.
  • Implement strategies to appropriately switch or stop antidepressant treatment to ensure optimal outcomes.

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Module produced May 2021.

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