Dr David Lim and Professor Philip Boyce discuss the new depression management guidelines.
In this episode:
- What’s new in the updated depression guidelines
- Non-negotiable lifestyle modifications that can make a big clinical difference, the importance of psychological treatment, when to refer
- First-line drugs are escitalopram, vortioxetine and agomelatine; second line: venlafaxine, mirtazapine and bupropion.
- When to switch and augment, how to use the MIDAS approach to pharmacotherapy
Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: Professor Philip Boyce, Professor of Psychiatry; Head of Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Sydney; Head of Perinatal Psychiatry Clinical Research Unit, Westmead Hospital
Total time: 35 mins