Depression

Stepped Care Management

The Mosaic Consultation+ Depression module advocates a ‘stepped care’ approach to management, which entails choosing the least intensive intervention required to achieve clinical change for an individual.

Progression through levels of care is determined on the basis of patient response, with support for self-management a major feature.

These four tabs assist in confirming your diagnosis and assessing the severity of depresssion. This includes highlighting red flags and suicide risk assessment.

Depression

At any stage you can request management options specific to your patient to assist in step wise management of your patient.


Younger People

Using appropriate resources and assessment tools, the Depression in Young People module provides management options reflecting a stepped care approach for this unique patient group. Red flags highlight the need for referral.

Depression in Young People is activated for patients under the age of 18 years when the Depression module is opened.
Older Adults

Depression in the Elderly module can assist in the assessment and subsequent management of depression in older adults, which typically includes a higher prevalence of comorbid chronic disease and dementia, and a higher prevalence of risk factors such as physical comorbidity, bereavement and social isolation.

The Depression module defaults to the elderly version if the patient is 60 years of age or older
Ante/Post Natal

Women in the antenatal and postnatal period are regarded as a high- risk group because mental disorders occurring during pregnancy and the postnatal period may have greater adverse consequences for all concerned, especially the welfare of the infant.

This module focuses on the recognition and assessment of common mental disorders in the antenatal and postnatal period, and the management of depression in women during this period.



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