Broadcast — Mini-Psych: Hitting bottom - Chronic or episodic depression and burnout?


Depression can be a symptom of another mental health issue (such as bipolar or eating disorder) or may occur as a result of a physical health problem (such as cancer or heart disease). It can be chronic or episodic. Learning objectives:

  • To distinguish between depression and burn-out;
  • To better understand the treatments and therapies and to review the efficacy of anti-depressants;
  • To address other, non-pharmacological preventative means, such as omega-3, St. John’s wort, exercise, and others.

Lecturer: Mimi Israël, MD, FRCPC, Psychiatrist-in-chief