Once you have initiated antidepressants for MDD (Major Depressive Disorder) treatment and the patient has achieved remission, how long will you continue this current antidepressant for?
This topic is of direct clinical relevance to medical professionals in terms of their improving their clinical knowledge and also helping educate patients prior to and during treatment with antidepressants.
Let’s begin this discussion by answering this question:
(Q.1) How long to continue antidepressants for MDD treatment?
Academy members will have access to the complete chapter,
with answers to the following questions:
(Q.2) Which risk factors to consider in deciding maintenance treatment over the discontinuation of antidepressant treatment?
(Q.3) How are guidelines different in terms of psychotherapy and psychopharmacology recommendations, based on the severity of MDD?
- APA Practice Guidelines
- Australian and New Zealand Guidelines
- CANMAT Guidelines
- European (NICE) Guidelines
(Q.4) How is MDD severity classified based on DSM-5?
INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE?
JOIN PSYCHIATRY EDUCATION FORUM ACADEMY MEMBERSHIP
This is a closed membership for medical professionals only.
- 30+ Courses/Sections: Each chapter within these sections is of direct clinical relevance for your daily practice.
- Journal Club: we will post the most recently published psychiatry articles relevant to your daily clinical practice.
- Coffee Club: contain short discussions with clinical experts in the field of psychiatry.
- Essentials of Inpatient Psychiatry Book: All chapters from this book are included in the academy sections.
- Discussion Forum & Community: Connect with other medical professionals and discuss your difficult-to-treat clinical cases.
- Conference Discounts: Academy members get discounted access at our conferences.
- Goal: is to have all important clinically relevant topics in one place for ease of access.