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Depression: How to Treat, Avoid Misdiagnosis

August 01, 2017
  Nearly 70% of people with bipolar disorder are initially misdiagnosed, which leads to incorrect prognosis and treatment, according to Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH, clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences for New York Medical College. Due to the misdiagnoses, 20% of primary care patients who may have depression symptoms are being treated with antidepressants used to treat bipolar disorders.

NYMC Faculty: Leslie Citrome, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences
Source: Managed Healthcare Executive