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UPMC psychiatrist, Dr. David J. Kupfer, reviews the epidemiology of depression and its treatment strategies. This presentation was part of UPMC’s Update in Internal Medicine 2010: Evidence-Based Approaches to Common Medical Problems.

Educational Objectives:

Following this course, participants will be able to:

  • Increase your overall understanding concerning the burden of depression.
  • Identify what physicians need to do to address the issue of remission rather than only response.     
  • Improve their appreciation of the range of treatment options for depression.

Faculty Disclosure:

Dr. Kupfer reports 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 .5 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 (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 0.5 hours.

Release Date 4/29/2011 | Review Date 4/29/2011 | Expiration Date 4/28/2012

This course has been expired.