Depression Dilemmas

Saturday 23 October 2021, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the interrelationship between depression and problem alcohol use
  • Delineate the use of pharmacological and psychological treatments in the management of co-morbid depression and problem alcohol use
  • Recognise common presentations of late life depression
  • Undertake screening for depression in the elderly patient
  • List the common factors that underpin difficult to treat depression
  • Use a systemic based approach to work through treatment options for the patient with difficult to treat depression
  • The assessment and management strategies explored in the program are utilised to develop meaningful Mental Health Treatment Plans encompassing the unique context and needs of the individual.
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