Assessment and Treatment of Major Depressive Disorders - Online Program by Harvard Medical School


The Harvard Medical School has launched a number of training programs useful for practitioners of Psychiatry and Psychology. One such training program is Assessment and Treatment of Major Depressive Disorders. It has a certification with AMA credits for limited time, if that is important for you!



Estimated time of completion: 3-4 hours

Assessment and Treatment of Major Depressive Disorders focuses on recent developments in the treatment of affective disorders including bipolar depression, psychopharmacology of depression, and depression presenting comorbid with medical illnesses including head injury and cardiovascular disease in addition to other co-occurring medical conditions. This program also discusses strategies for assessment and prevention of suicide, including discussing the issue of suicidal behavior that may be induced by antidepressants.

This course is intended for primary care clinicians and psychiatrists.

The process is simple:
  1. Register at the CME site (see below)
  2. Learn: By watching the recorded lesson videos
  3. Get Certified: Follow the link to take the post-training evaluation for certification.


Note: If there's an error, or you would prefer to view directly on the Harvard site, or you want to learn more about the activity and accreditation - here's the link!