Depression in adults: screening, treatment and management
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What is the estimated global prevalence of depression?CorrectIncorrect
What are the core symptoms of depression?CorrectIncorrect
Which rating scale does the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence endorse for assessing the severity of a depressive episode?CorrectIncorrect
A patient who screens positive for depressive symptoms may go on to be diagnosed with:CorrectIncorrect
For a suspected diagnosis of more-severe depression, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence suggest a threshold score on PHQ-9 of:CorrectIncorrect
Which is the least appropriate management option for a patient presenting with an episode of less-severe depression?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following is not recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence for the treatment of more-severe depression?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following statements is incorrect?CorrectIncorrect
Before offering treatment for depression, patients should be asked about:CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following statements is false?CorrectIncorrect
If an individual with less severe depression declines treatment, what is the best course of action?CorrectIncorrect
You are undertaking a structured medication review in a man aged 52 years old with type II diabetes mellitus. During the consultation, he mentions that he has been feeling very tired of late, but keeps waking up in the middle of the night. Which of the following is the most appropriate course of action?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following statements about chronic depression is false?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following statements about antidepressant withdrawal symptoms is false?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following possible symptoms of serotonin syndrome excludes a differential diagnosis of neuroleptic malignant syndrome? Choose one or more optionsCorrectIncorrect