During this talk, Danella will elaborate on definitions and diagnosis of mood disorders. She will further discuss diagnostic criteria and the concept of a brain disorder vs a normal emotional reaction to adversity.
Later in the talk, she explores the importance of excluding other medical conditions when making a diagnosis, as well as the dangers of “labels”. Regarding treatment of mood disorders: both pharmacological and non-pharmacological, as well as lifestyle changes are discussed. Lastly, she will explore controversies related to mood disorders and their diagnosis.
HPCSA Awards 2 CEUs
This talk will be available 30 days from registration.