Treatment of Depression

Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses treatment of depression.

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Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses treatment of depression.
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Featuring Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK)

Presenter: Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, Psychiatrist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Psychiatrist

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Approximately 60% of depressed patients respond to the first medication they are prescribed.

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Patients suffering from depression that don't respond to medication are often prescribed a second medication to try in combination with the first one, or they are switched to a different anti-depressant altogether.

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When treating depression there are very few choices of medications that are safe and effective.

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