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Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on depression and bipolar disorder and related issues, including antidepressants, major depressive disorder, mental health, postpartum depression, and psychiatric medications. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Screening and Diagnosis

03/15/2016 Screening for Depression in Children and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force] new
03/15/2012 Evaluation and Treatment of the Suicidal Patient Patient Education
01/15/2012 Screening for Depression
10/15/2010 Screening for Depression in Adults [Putting Prevention into Practice]
10/15/2010 Screening for Depression in Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
07/15/2010 Screening and Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents [Putting Prevention into Practice]
10/15/2009 Mental Status Examination in Primary Care: A Review
07/15/2008 Screening Instruments for Depression [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
05/15/2004 Routine Screening for Depression, Alcohol Problems, and Domestic Violence [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Treatment

11/01/2015 Common Questions About Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders
10/15/2015 Levomilnacipran (Fetzima) for Major Depressive Disorder [STEPS]
07/15/2015 Common Questions About the Pharmacologic Management of Depression in Adults
03/01/2015 Vortioxetine (Brintellix) for the Treatment of Depression [STEPS]
04/01/2014 Collaborative Care for Depression and Anxiety [Cochrane for Clinicians]
11/15/2013 Second-Generation Antidepressants for Depression in Adults [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
08/15/2013 Vilazodone (Viibryd) for the Treatment of Depression [STEPS]
03/01/2012 Bipolar Disorders: A Review Patient Education
11/01/2011 Antidepressants for the Treatment of Insomnia in Patients with Depression [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
05/15/2011 Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
05/15/2011 APA Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder [Practice Guidelines]
07/01/2010 Effectiveness of Antidepressants Compared with Placebo for Depression in Primary Care [Cochrane for Clinicians]
07/15/2009 Treatment-Resistant Depression Algorithm
08/01/2009 ACP Guideline on Second-Generation Antidepressants for Depression Treatment [Practice Guidelines]
02/15/2008 Selegiline Transdermal Patch (Emsam) for Major Depressive Disorder [STEPS]
08/01/2008 Aripiprazole as Adjunctive Therapy in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder [AFP Journal Club]

Complications and Special Situations

05/15/2016 Identification and Management of Peripartum Depression new
10/01/2015 ACOG Releases Recommendations on Screening for Perinatal Depression [Practice Guidelines]
06/01/2014 Psychosocial and Psychological Interventions for Preventing Postpartum Depression [Cochrane for Clinicians]
12/15/2012 Depression in Children and Adolescents [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
12/01/2012 Seasonal Affective Disorder Differential Diagnosis
09/01/2012 Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Depression Differential Diagnosis
08/01/2012 Managing Grief and Depression at the End of Life
11/15/2011 Clinical Vignettes in Geriatric Depression Patient Education
10/15/2010 Postpartum Major Depression Algorithm Patient Education
05/01/2010 Prevention, Recognition, and Management of Serotonin Syndrome Differential Diagnosis

Editorials and Letters

05/15/2016 Opportunities to Detect and Manage Perinatal Depression in Men [Editorials] new
11/15/2014 Grief and Major Depression—Controversy Over Changes in DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria [Editorials]
08/01/2012 Differentiating Grief and Depression in Patients Who Are Seriously Ill [Editorials]
04/01/2012 Integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy into Management of Depression [Editorials]
10/15/2010 Translating a Guideline into Practice: The USPSTF Recommendations on Screening for Depression in Adults [Editorials]
08/01/2007 Is Genetic Testing for Cytochrome P450 Polymorphisms Ready for Implementation? [Editorials]

Improving Practice

Screening Your Adult Patients for Depression
METRIC. Mental Health and Behavior

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

03/01/2004 Coding for Depression Without Getting Depressed
01/01/2011 Integrating a Behavioral Health Specialist Into Your Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

05/15/2016 Depression During and After Pregnancy: When It's More Than the Baby Blues new Patient Education
11/01/2015 Cognitive Behavior Therapy Patient Education
07/15/2015 Treating Depression with Medicine Patient Education
03/15/2012 Help for People Who Are Thinking About Suicide Patient Education
03/01/2012 Bipolar Disorders Patient Education
11/15/2011 Caring for Older Family Members with Depression Patient Education
10/15/2010 Postpartum Depression Patient Education
03/15/2008 Treating Depression: What You Should Know Patient Education
01/01/2007 Depression in Children and Teens Patient Education
10/15/2006 Depression: What You Should Know Patient Education
01/01/2006 Cognitive Therapy for Depression: What You Should Know Patient Education
09/15/2002 Depression Patient Education
09/15/2002 Depression in Women Patient Education
08/15/2001 Depression After Heart Attack-What Should I Know? Patient Education
11/15/2000 What to Do if You Think Your Child is Depressed Patient Education
03/01/2000 Depression: How Medicine Can Help Patient Education
04/15/1999 Postpartum Depression and the "Baby Blues" Patient Education

Other AFP Content

11/01/2011 Better Integration of Mental Health Care Improves Depression Screening and Treatment in Primary Care [Graham Center Policy One-Pagers]
08/01/2011 The Race Against Time: Coping with Anxiety and Depression [Close-ups]

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