Depression and Antidepressants

1h 8m
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Depression is a common mental health condition estimated to affect about 15% of Australians at some point in their lives. In this lecture, associate professor Louis Roller provides a comprehensive overview of depression causes, symptoms and treatments, with an in-depth look at the various antidepressants that patients might be prescribed.


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Dr Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University for over 55 years. He served on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles. Louis was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association in 2012 and was awarded the life-long achievement award from the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia in 2014. He is a prolific provider of education for Ausmed and for the University of the Third Age. He was awarded an AM in 2023.
CPD time1h 8m
First Published05 December 2022
Updated05 December 2022
05 December 2024
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