Adolescent Depression Module



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Program Goal


To provide a practical course on the diagnosis and treatment of adolescent depression for health care practitioners providing front line care to patients.

Module Objectives

• Describe the hallmark signs and symptoms of adolescent depression
• Identify the best practice guidelines for antidepressant use in adolescent depression
• Recognize key risk factors associated with adolescent suicide
• Evaluate the role of cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of adolescent depression

Authors

Howard Y. Liu, MD
Clerkship Director, Department of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Teri Gabel, PharmD, BCPP
Drug Therapy Consultants, PC
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Department of Psychiatry
Veterans’ Affairs Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System
Volunteer Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Brenda McIlnay, LCSW, LIMHP
Clinical Social Worker and Therapist
University of Nebraska Medical Center

James Wilson, PharmD, BCPP
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Chelsea Neumann, BA
Medical Student
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dennis McNeilly, PsyD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Paul Paulman, MD
Assistant Dean for Clinical Skills and Quality
Professor and Predoctoral Director
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
 
Peer-Reviewers

Julie Carbray, PhD, APN, PMHCNS-BC
University of Illinois at Chicago

Geri Fox, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago

Christopher Kratochvil, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
 
Mani Pavuluri, MD, PhD, FRANZCP
University of Illinois at Chicago

Actors

Howard Y. Liu, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Brenda McIlnay, LCSW, LIMHP
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Cindy Melby-Phaneuf, PhD
University of Nebraska Omaha

Paul Paulman, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Olivia Sather
University of Nebraska Omaha
 
Term of Approval

Release Date: September 26, 2011
Expiration Date: September 26, 2013

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