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Antidepressant Use in Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar - Helpful or Harmful?

Antidepressant Use in Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar - Helpful or Harmful?

Antidepressant Use in Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar - Helpful or Harmful?

Rania Kattura, PharmD, MSPhr, BCPP
Rania Kattura, PharmD, MSPhr, BCPP
on behalf of Texas Pharmacy Association

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$25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00

$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
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Launch date: 13 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 15 Mar 2017

Reference: 172230

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Description

Antidepressants are considered first line for the management of depression and anxiety disorders however their use in the management of a depressive episode in bipolar disorder remains controversial. This session will review signs and symptoms for depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder, and discuss the place of therapy for antidepressants in their management.

Objectives

Objectives
At the completion of this activity, pharmacists will be able to:
1.Review Diagnostic Criteria for Anxiety Disorders, Depression and Bipolar Disorders to differentiate the difference between depression and bipolar disorder in terms of clinical presentation and pharmacotherapy management
2.Discuss the role of antidepressants in management of anxiety disorders, depression and bipolar disorder
3.Determine risks and benefits associated with antidepressant use in patients with bipolar disorder
4.Incorporate important counseling tips when dispensing antidepressants to patients with mood disorders
5.Evaluate dosing strategies when managing patients with long standing history of either depression or bipolar disorder
Rania Kattura, PharmD, MSPhr, BCPP

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Rania Kattura, PharmD, MSPhr, BCPP
on behalf of Texas Pharmacy Association

Texas Pharmacy Association is fully committed to continuous professional development (CPD) as the key to advancing patient outcomes and the role of pharmacy in health care. Continuous professional development means far more than completing the necessary hours of continuing education to maintain a license and/or certification. It is an ongoing commitment to advanced study, carefully chosen CE and practice opportunities that power your career through the planned development of advanced skills and credentials.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • 1.50 Hours

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