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Recorded on May 12, 2022.
Francine Cournos, MD, presents on providing mental health care to people with HIV in primary care settings. Learn about the importance of addressing depression in this population and how to do so effectively using evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating depressive illnesses. Dr. Cournos discusses how to differentiate major depression from bipolar disorders and how their treatments differ. The training also discusses the latest evidence on how treating depression impacts both mental health and HIV outcomes.
Francine Cournos, MD
Director, NY/NJ AIDS Educational and Training Center
Professor, Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University
Co-Principal Investigator, Northeast/Caribbean AETC
- Describe the approach to the differential diagnosis and management of depressive illnesses among people with HIV.
- Differentiate the diagnosis and treatment of major depression from the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar depression.
- Cite the current evidence for the impact of depression treatment on both mental health outcomes and HIV outcomes among people with HIV.
Check out the topic page, Mental Health and HIV, from NEAETC's online HIV Resource Library.
AAFP Accreditation Statement: Each session is approved for 1.00 AAFP Prescribed credit for this enduring session.
AMA/AAFP Equivalency: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
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