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Sorting Out Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents - CE699
Sorting Out Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents

CE699 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Joan Calandra, PhD, RN and Oren Shtayermman, MSW, PhD
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The goal of this module is to provide mental healthcare providers with information on symptoms, diagnoses and recommended treatment for the most prevalent mood disorders in children and adolescents. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify criteria for diagnoses of depressive and bipolar disorders in children and adolescents
  • Describe how mood disorder symptoms manifest differently in children than in adults
  • Discuss the treatment benefits and risks for specific mood disorders in children and adolescents

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, social workers and psychologists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/25/2017

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