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February 01, 2009
Mood Disorders
Expires March 01, 2015
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CME Activity

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Sample questions:
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You diagnose major depression in a physically healthy 76-year-old woman and recommend to her antidepressant medication. She responds by saying, "What's the use? I've heard that antidepressants are not very effective in older people." You state that if seniors are treated with an adequate dose of an antidepressant for a sufficient period of time (at least 6–9 months) they may expect a recovery rate of approximately
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Factors associated with improved outcome in late-life depression include which of the following?
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Certain psychological factors may contribute to the onset of late-life depressive symptoms. All of the following factors have been reported by investigators to increase the likelihood or frequency of late-life depressive symptoms except