Learning Objectives, Major Depression, CCPR, September 2010

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After reading these articles, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the findings of the Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Attempters (TASA) trial.
  2. Describe how number needed to treat (NNT) can indicate the effectiveness of antidepressants in children and other well-known medical interventions.
  3. Assess depression in your adolescent patients.
  4. Understand the most current findings in the literature regarding psychiatric treatment.