Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a chronic disease that affects an estimated 5% to 14% of patients in primary care. Worldwide, MDD is the fourth leading cause of disability and is currently the leading cause of non-fatal disease burden. Projections by the World Health Organization indicate that unipolar depressive disorders will remain among the top three global causes of disability and of disease burden in 2030.
To enable family physicians to improve their ability to diagnose and manage depression in African-American and Latino patients.
To receive credit for this course, you must:
- Review the entire activity
- Reflect on the content
- Successfully complete the post-test with a score of 70% or higher
- Complete the evaluation form and follow the directions to receive your certificate of credit
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This Enduring Material activity, CME Report: A Family Physician's Guide to Treating Depression in the Minority Patient, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins November 1, 2009. The term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal. This activity has been renewed from February 13, 2013 through February 13, 2014. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
PLEASE NOTE: The system will automatically submit credit for AAFP members.