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Depression Crash Course: Get PsychEd for This One | USMLE Step 2 Study Smarter Series for Psychiatry

Depression Crash Course: Get PsychEd for This One | USMLE Step 2 Study Smarter Series for Psychiatry

January 20, 2020

On today’s episode, ITB’s Nick Nissen and Dr. Alex Raben from the PsychEd Podcast deep dive into major depressive disorder. Topics covered in the interview include diagnosing major depression, the differential diagnosis, the mental status exam, and various treatment options. 

References for the information covered in this episode can be found at the end of the show notes. 

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References/resources:

Shea, S. C. (1998). Psychiatric Interviewing E-Book: The Art of Understanding: A Practical Guide for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, and Other Mental Health Professionals

Carlat, D. J. (2016). The psychiatric interview: A practical guide. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Kennedy, S. H., Lam, R. W., McIntyre, R. S., Tourjman, S. V., Bhat, V., Blier, P., ... & McInerney, S. J. (2016). Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) 2016 clinical guidelines for the management of adults with major depressive disorder: section 3. Pharmacological treatments. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 61(9), 540-560.

Kennedy, S. H., Milev, R., Giacobbe, P., Ramasubbu, R., Lam, R. W., Parikh, S. V., ... & Ravindran, A. V. (2009). Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) Clinical guidelines for the management of major depressive disorder in adults.: IV. Neurostimulation therapies. Journal of affective disorders, 117, S44-S53.

Parikh, S. V., Quilty, L. C., Ravitz, P., Rosenbluth, M., Pavlova, B., Grigoriadis, S., ... & Milev, R. V. (2016). Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) 2016 clinical guidelines for the management of adults with major depressive disorder: section 2. Psychological treatments. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 61(9), 524-539.

Ravindran, A. V., Balneaves, L. G., Faulkner, G., Ortiz, A., McIntosh, D., Morehouse, R. L., ... & MacQueen, G. M. (2016). Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) 2016 clinical guidelines for the management of adults with major depressive disorder: section 5. Complementary and alternative medicine treatments. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 61(9), 576-587.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association, 2013.

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