Mood Disorders, Depression and Bipolar Disorders

Return to Chronic Conditions sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Utilize appropriate diagnostic criteria to evaluate and screen patients for depression, mood disorders, and suicide risk.
2. Coordinate care for patients who require referral to sub-specialists or admission to hospitals for suicide prevention.
3. Recognize the risks associated with certain drugs used to treat depression and mood disorders, and know which carry REMS and black box warnings about suicide.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017

B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Medical Director, JenCare; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
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