Dr Amer Siddiq on Mental Health

Episode 71

Depression Management

Mazran Zulkifly published on

Key concepts in depression management:

  1. Outcomes of treatment of people with depression
  2. Thinking cognition affecting work
  3. Weight
  4. Sexual disfunction


  • Function recovery
  • Absenteeism
  • Presenteeism (buat-buat busy)

Function Recovery

  • situation where individual is not in recovery but would be back in his pre-state

Depression has 3 components:

  1. Emotional
  2. Physical
  3. Cognition

DSST Scale

Weight management

  • try to use methods that restricts weight management or at least inform the patient of potential changes

Sexual Dysfunction

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