Friday's Progress Notes - September 22, 2000
Mental Health Information - Vol. 4 Issue 28
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1. National Depression Screening Day
2. Guideline for the treatment of depression
3. Bipolar disorder
4. Depression in women
5. Depression and sexual desire
6. Eight critical factors in assessing suicide risk
7. Depression in children and adolescents
8. Depression and diabetes
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- Suicide Assessment and Intervention
- Depression and Suicide in Children and Adolescents
- Depression in Adults, Adolescents and Children
- Assessing Suicide Risk in Children
- PTSD: Treating Adults, Adolescents, and Children
- HIPAA Made Friendly: How To Become Compliant
- Diagnosing and Treating Co-Dependence
- Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders
- Treating Difficult Adolescents
- Adolescent Girls: Development and Treatment Issues
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Supervision: Issues in Clinical Supervision
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more
than 17 million Americans develop depression each year. Recent
research indicates the number may be closer to 20 million. Less
than half of the people suffering from depression actually
receive treatment. National Depression Screening Day is scheduled for October 5, 2000.
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John L. Miller, MD
1. NATIONAL DEPRESSION SCREENING DAY
Depression Screening - October 5, 2000
This year depression screening sites will offer suicide prevention
training. The program provides tools and strategies for friends
and family members of depressed and suicidal individuals.
2. INSTITUTE FOR CLINICAL SYSTEMS IMPROVEMENT
Major Depression in Specialty Care in Adults
This guideline is intended for all mental health professionals
who work with patients with major depressive episodes.
3. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
Like diabetes or heart disease, bipolar disorder is a long-term illness that must be carefully managed throughout a person's life.
4. NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
Depression: What Every Woman Should Know
Depression is a pervasive and impairing illness that affects both women and men, but women experience depression at roughly twice the rate of men.
5. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Depression and Sexual Desire
Decreased libido disproportionately affects patients with depression.
6. APA MONITOR
Eight Factors Found Critical In Assessing Suicide Risk
Researchers identify eight critical risk factors for suicide in patients with major depression.
7. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
Depression in Children and Adolescents
Depressive disorders, which include major depressive disorder (unipolar depression), dysthymic disorder (chronic, mild depression), and bipolar disorder (manic-depression), can have far reaching effects on the functioning and adjustment of young people.
8. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
Depression and Diabetes
Depression can strike anyone, but people with diabetes, a serious disorder that afflicts an estimated 16 million Americans, may be at greater risk. In addition, individuals with depression may be at greater risk for developing diabetes.
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