Pri-Med West - Primary Care CME/CE Conference & Expo

Anaheim, CA | May 5-7, 2022

Anaheim Convention Center

Beyond the SSRI: Treating and Managing Major Depression


What happens when your patient does not respond to a SSRI? What happens when your patient does not respond to treatment? This session will review how to manage these more challenging cases of depression that are all too common in primary care settings.

Learning Objectives

Outline diagnostic considerations for individuals who do not respond to initial antidepressant treatment

Identify treatment options beyond pharmacotherapy

Evaluate variables which impact treatment outcomes in major depression


Shirah Vollmer, MD

Shirah Vollmer MD is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine. She is also on faculty at the New Center for Psychoanalysis. Dr. Vollmer is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist/psychoanalyst in private pract...

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