Management of Major Depressive Disorder in Prison Populations

$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.


CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides recommendations for the management of depression in federal inmates.

Article Author:  Federal Bureau of Prisons
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the foods that should be avoided during treatment with MAOIs.

2.  Investigate which medication can precipitate or exacerbate depression.

3.  Examine the primary treatment for inmates with moderate to severe depression.

4.  Elucidate which medications can be abused for their anticholinergic and antihistaminic side effects.

5.  Identify the FDA-approved treatment for refractory depression.

6.  Provide the minimum washout periods when changing from one medication to another.

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