3031-17: Women's Experiences Living With and Recovering From Depression

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3031-17:  Women's Experiences Living With and Recovering From Depression

This session explores the perspectives of women living with depression, including their experiences of symptoms; their exposure to social adversity; and their efforts at recovery in the context of their larger sociocultural and sociopolitical environments. Findings guide interventions to better facilitate and support the mental health recovery process.

Presenter:  Susan M. Jarchow, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:  42 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe women's experiences of depressive symptoms, efforts at symptom management, and interactions with healthcare providers.
  2. Describe the impact of at least two sources of social adversity on women's experiences living with depression.
  3. Identify at least two significant aspects of participants' mental health recovery, including interventions found to be most helpful.

Keywords:  Women, Depression, Mental Health Records, Recovery

Continuing Nursing Education:
0.75
 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Friday, October 20, 2017
3:45pm - 4:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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