Mood Disorders, Depression, and Bipolar Disorders

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

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.

4. Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on ethnicity, gender and genetics.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/25/2019
Parent activity set: 

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

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/25/2019
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