A 5-Question Quiz on MDD: Round 2

September 30, 2016
Psychiatric Times Editors

When should ECT be first-line treatment? What’s the minimum duration of antidepressant therapy? Answer these questions and more.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is C. 6 months

Source: Baldessarini RJ, Lau WK, Sim J, et al. Duration of initial antidepressant treatment and subsequent relapse of major depression. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2015;35:75-76.

 

Question 2.

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The correct answer is A. Patients with depressive stupor

Source: Cleare A, Pariante CM, Young AH, et al. Evidence-based guidelines for treating depressive disorders with antidepressants: a revision of the 2008 British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines. J Psychopharmacol. 2015;29:459-525.

 

Question 3.

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The correct answer is E. Cognitive behavioral therapy

Source: Cleare A, Pariante CM, Young AH, et al. Evidence-based guidelines for treating depressive disorders with antidepressants: a revision of the 2008 British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines. J Psychopharmacol. 2015;29:459-525.

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is D. Elderly persons

Source: Cleare A, Pariante CM, Young AH, et al. Evidence-based guidelines for treating depressive disorders with antidepressants: a revision of the 2008 British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines. J Psychopharmacol. 2015;29:459-525.

 

Question 5.

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The correct answer is C. Lifestyle factors

Source: Ahn HK, Bae JH, Ahn HY, Hwang IC. Risk of cancer among patients with depressive disorder: a meta-analysis and implications. Psychooncology. 2016 Jan 26. doi: 10.1002/pon.4084. [Epub ahead of print]