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Long-Term Care Mental Health Tip Sheet: Mood Disorders


Long-Term Care Mental Health Tip Sheet: Mood Disorders

University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Thomas Magnuson, MD
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
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A pocket guide to the evaluation and treatment of depression in the elderly.

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  1. Understand the role of depressive symptoms in choice of antidepressants.
  2. Understand the role of coexisting disease in antidepressant choice.
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Suggested Citation:
Dr. Thomas Magnuson. Long-Term Care Mental Health Tip Sheet: Mood Disorders. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: