Clinical Management of Patients with Depression and Anxiety

Interview with Prof Malcolm Hopwood, 2018
Summary: In this Healthed interview, Prof Malcolm Hopwood, Director of the Professorial Psychiatry Unit, University of Melbourne, Albert Road Clinic (ARC), discusses some of the key considerations for GPs when managing patients with anxiety and depression, such as the importance of early intervention.

In this episode:

  • How can a GP assess whether psychology is working? (00:25)
  • Why is it so important to treat depression and anxiety promptly? (02:32)
  • What is a common sense approach to depression management? (03:54)
  • What are other things to ask the patient? (05:56)

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