Tyree Grant, LCSW, presents a case of a 70 year old patient with anxiety and depression. Michael Katz, PhD, then gives a didactic presentation on screening for depression, including common screening tools, questions to ask, and more.
Dr. Emily Gutowski presents a case of a patient with a history of severe depression refractory to many lines of treatment. Dr. Michael Katz presents on psychotherapeutic interventions for depression management.
Dr. Stephen Sisselman presents a case of a young adult with depression and suicidal thoughts, as well as cultural and family barriers to patient support. Dr. Katie Angelova speaks about pharmacological management of depression in the primary care setting.
Dr. Bruce Chung presents a case regarding an adult woman with a history of depression and anxiety. Dr. Vanessa Litoff then gives a didactic presentation on barriers to screening for anxiety, focusing especially on OCD and panic disorder.
Dr. Carol Wurzel shares the case of a 13-year-old patient with symptoms of anxiety and depression for whom she is seeking a differential diagnosis and diagnostic clarification. Dr. Vanessa Litoff then presents on psychotherapy for anxiety management.
Dr. Jill Sisselman shares a case of a geriatric patient with high anxiety and posed the question of benodiazepines versus an SSRI in this patient. Dr. Mary Kate Christopher presents on pharmacological management of anxiety in primary care.
Dr. Nikita Barai presents a case of a geriatric patient presenting with anxiety and depression and multiple ED visits. Drs. Seema Quraishi and Jordan Schwartzberg present on managing side effects of commonly prescribed anxiolytics.