Depression

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH

Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine
University of Washington

 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]