Guide to Treating Adolescent Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
Oral health professionals can play a key role in serving this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define major depressive disorder (MDD) and its effects on daily activities.
- Discuss a comprehensive oral care plan for adolescent patients with MDD.
- Explain cognitive behavior therapy techniques to support adolescent patients with MDD.
This course was issued in February 2021 and expires February 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.