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Depression: slides (mhGAP)

World Health Organization, Eds.: WHO, (2015)


Session outline •Introduction to depression •Assessment of depression •Management of depression •Follow-up •Review
https://www.who.int/mental_health/mhgap/training_m...


Behavioural Activation

World Health Organization WHO, (2012)


Q 4: Is behavioural activation better (more effective than/as safe as) than treatment as usual in adults with depressive episode/disorder?brief, structured psychological treatment in non-specialist health care settings better (more effective than/as safe as) than treatment as usual in people with depressive episode/disorder?
http://origin.who.int/mental_health/mhgap/evidence...


Brief, structured psychological treatment

World Health Organization WHO, (2012)


Q 3: Is brief, structured psychological treatment in non-specialist health care settings better (more effective than/as safe as) than treatment as usual in people with depressive episode/disorder?
http://www.who.int/entity/mental_health/mhgap/evid...


Antidepressants (Tricyclic Antidepressants and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) in treatment of adults with depression

World Health Organization WHO, (2012)


Q 1: Are antidepressants (Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCA) and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI)) better (more effective than/as safe as) than treatment as usual (placebo) in adults with depressive episode/disorder?
http://www.who.int/entity/mental_health/mhgap/evid...


Comparative effectiveness of different formats of psychological treatments for depressive disorder

World Health Organization WHO, Eds.: WHO, (2015)


Q8.SCOPING QUESTION: In adults and older adolescents with depressive disorder, what is the comparative effectiveness of different formats of psychological treatments?
https://www.who.int/mental_health/mhgap/evidence/r...


Module: Depression

World Health Organization WHO, (2017)


Overview Learning objectives • Promote respect and dignity for people with depression. • Recognize common symptoms of depression. • Know the assessment principles of depression. • Know the management principles of depression. • Perform an assessment for depression. • Use effective communication skills in interactions with people with depression. • Assess and manage physical health conditions as well as depression. • Assess and manage emergency presentations of depression (see Module: Self-harm/ suicide). • Provide psychosocial interventions for people with depression and their carers. • Deliver pharmacological interventions as needed and appropriate, considering special populations. • Plan and perform follow-up for depression. • Refer to specialists and link with outside services where appropriate and available.
https://www.who.int/mental_health/mhgap/dep_module...


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