Improving treatments for depression

Date Published: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Duration: 
23:17

Pim Cuijpers talks about the challenge of improving treatments for depression. Pim is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands), and Head of the Department of Clinical, Neuro and Developmental Psychology. He is the world’s leading expert in the meta-analyses of reviews of psychotherapies.

 

  

Topics:

  • What should we do when we see people with distress?
  • Alternative interventions.
  • Relapse rates and long term effectiveness.
  • Should self-help be guided?
  • Maintenance therapy to reduce relapse.
  • Treatment resistance depression and combined treatments.
  • Should we use ketamine?

 

Take home messages

  • Your confidential relationship puts you in a unique position to help your patients with depression.

  

Resources

 

Presenter

Pim Cuijpers
Clinical Psychologist

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