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The Clinical Takeaway: New Depression Management Guidelines – How to Select an Antidepressant

The Clinical Takeaway: New Depression Management Guidelines – How to Select an Antidepressant

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In this episode:

 

– What’s new in the updated depression guidelines
– Non-negotiable lifestyle modifications that can make a big clinical difference, the importance of psychological treatment, when to refer
– First-line drugs are escitalopram, vortioxetine and agomelatine; second line: venlafaxine, mirtazapine and bupropion.
– When to switch and augment, how to use the MIDAS approach to pharmacotherapy

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP |  Total time: 35 mins

 

Guest: Prof Philip Boyce, Professor of Psychiatry; Head of Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Sydney; Head of Perinatal Psychiatry Clinical Research Unit, Westmead Hospital

 

Recommended Resource: 

Choosing an antidepressant 

 
 

 

 

 

 

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