Review of Depression: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Prof. Lawes

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    00:00 Okay, so let's wrap up this video.

    00:03 Symptoms of depression must be present most of the day, nearly every day, for at least 2 weeks before a real diagnosis of depression.

    00:11 Risk of suicide should be assessed in patients experiencing depression.

    00:15 Treatment modalities for depression include pharmacotherapy, depression-specific psychotherapy, ECT, or vagus nerve stimulation.

    00:24 Antidepressants are a group of medications that we use to lessen the symptoms of depression and patients taking antidepressants should be observed closely for suicidality, worsening mood, or changes in behavior.

    00:38 Hey, thank you for watching our video today and again, I just want to encourage you.

    00:43 There's resources out there that can help. Don't hesitate to take advantage.

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    The lecture Review of Depression: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Prof. Lawes is from the course Central Nervous System (CNS) Medications (Nursing).

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