Update on Mechanisms, Targets, and Treatment response in Geriatric Depression.

Tuesday, August 16 at 12 PM Eastern

Date of CE Release: 08/16/2022

Date of CE Expiration: 08/16/2023

Learner Notification



Helen Lavretsky, MD, MS
UCLA, Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital


Summary: This webinar will present an update on the risk and protective factors, and the underlying mechanisms in geriatric depression

Activity Type: Knowledge Based

Objectives for Webinar:

  1. Review risk and protective factors and the underlying mechanisms of late–life depression
  2. Overview of the recent advances in treatment of geriatric depression
  3. Present data from the recent efficacy and effectiveness trials

 Acknowledgement of Support

This webinar is supported in part by an unrestricted educational grant provided by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



Amedco LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of1.0 ANCC contact hours.



Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 knowledge-based CPE contact hours.



Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 psychologist contact hours. 


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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:

The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved.  (C7 SCS 6.1-­‐6.2, 6.5)


All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed in the program book. If their name is not listed below, they disclosed that they had no relevant financial relationships.


Helen Lavretsky, MD, MS

Grant funding –NIMH, NCCIH, PCORI, NIAMS, Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation

Advisory Board – Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation

Royalties for books from the Oxford University Press and Hopkins University Press

Rebecca Morgan

No relevant financial relationship exists

Brittany Tyrrell

No relevant financial relationship exists


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