Improving the Management of Depression in Primary Care: Insights into Diagnosis and Treatment (Program ID 16052200)
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in the United States, with an estimated 16% of US adults experiencing MDD at some point during their lifetimes. According to the American Medical Association, chronic depression is often untreated and, on average, patients with depression receive the recommended quality of care only 58% of the time. The goal of th ...
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Motivational Interviewing to Support Shared Decision Making in MS
First Question: Should I Start Treatment?
This activity, the first in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine the practice of motivational interviewing (MI) and how it can help clinicians prompt patients to think about their diagnosis and therapeutic options. The management of MS is increasingly challenging due to the wide variation in the clinical course for each patient, an increas ...
Shared Decision Making at the Crossroads: Adjusting MS Therapy Next Question: When Is it Time to Adjust Therapy?
This activity, the third in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine how to assess outcomes of DMT therapy from both patient and clinician perspectives, as well as practical strategies for working with patients to adjust therapy when necessary. ...
Shared Decision Making in Selecting Initial MS Disease-Modifying Therapy
Next Question: Which Disease-Modifying Therapy Should I Try First?
This activity, the second in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine the differences in MS disease-modifying therapies (DMT) and provide guidance for working together with patients to select appropriate first-line treatment. ...