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UPMC's Dr. Howard Aizenstein discusses how MR images of brain structure and function can inform treatment decision in elderly with mood symptoms including late-life depression.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Characterize the primary MRI findings in late-life depression
  • Identify the role of cerebrovascular changes in late-life depression
  • Discuss the association of MRI findings in LLD with treatment response

Disclosures:

Dr. Aizenstein has no relevant relationships with any entities producing healthcare goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1 contact hours.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 5/24/2011 | Last Modified On: 11/27/2013 | Expires: 11/27/2014

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