Author in the Room: Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Adults with Comorbid Medical Conditions

June 2012 Author in the Room® Teleconference

Author: Mary A. Whooley, MD

 

Article: Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Adults with Comorbid Medical Conditions

 

Summary Points:

  • Depression screening has no benefit unless it is combined with team-based management.
  • Self-management strategies (behavioral activation and exercise) improve depression.
  • “TEAMcare” can improve both depression and chronic medical conditions.

 

 

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