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Abbreviations

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A

Adult

AP

Antipsychotic

BZD

Benzodiazepine

BZRA

Benzodiazepine receptor agonist

C

Capsule

CPAP

Continuous positive airway pressure

Dx

Diagnosis

E

Elderly

ECG

Electrocardiogram

ECT

Electroconvulsive therapy

Hx

History

MAOI

Monoamine oxidase inhibitor

QIDS-SR

Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology—Self-Report

PHQ9

Patient health questionnaire

RLS

Restless legs syndrome

S

Solution

SNRI

Serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor

SSRI

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

T

Tablet

TCA

Tricyclic antidepressant

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Figure 9.1.1 Assessment and Management of Depression Algorithm
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Source: American Psychiatric Association. Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder. 3rd ed. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association; 2010.

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Table 9.1.2 Antidepressant Drug Dosing
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Table 9.1.3 Depression Augmentation Medications

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