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The Clinical Takeaway: How to Tackle Refractory Depression

The Clinical Takeaway: How to Tackle Refractory Depression

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The Clinical Takeaway: How to tackle Refractory Depression

 

In this episode:

 

 

– When a person’s depression improves but doesn’t improve enough
– Try combining adding a second antidepressant, low dose antipsychotics, an antiparkinsonian agent is a rarely known but potentially useful strategy
– Reduce anxiety as a separate strategy
– USEFUL RESOURCE: Treatment for Antidepressant Side Effects
– USEFUL RESOURCE: Combination antidepressants -Use by GPs and psychiatrists

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

 

Guest: Clinical A/Prof David Horgan, Psychiatrist, Royal Melbourne Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne

 

Total time: 18 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

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