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Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH, MA


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine

Geriatric Psychiatrist

Northwest Hospital

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Characterize the hallmark symptoms of major depression
  • Appreciate the natural history of major depression in older adults
  • Identify the main types of treatments for major depression in older adults

[From the Spring 2019 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]