Sep 24, 2018
Geriatric depression got you down? Boost your spirits with tips and tactics from Geriatric Psychiatrist, Dennis Popeo MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center. Topics include: suicide in the older adults; how to diagnosis depression in older adults; how to counsel patients about antidepressants, how to choose an antidepressant, how to monitor and titrate medications, and how long to continue therapy. Stay tuned for part two of our discussion with Dr Popeo on managing sleep and behavioral problems in older adult patients with dementia.
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Written & Produced by: Jordana Kozupsky NP, Matthew Watto MD
Artwork by: Kate Grant MD
Hosts: Jordana Kozupsky NP, Matthew Watto MD
Editor: Matthew Watto MD
Guest: Dennis Popeo, MD
Tags: psychiatry, psych, geri, geriatrics,
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