Depression

TriCounty DBSA

State: 
Ohio
City: 
East Liverpool, Poland, Youngstown, Warren
Location: 
Four locations: East Liverpool, Poland, Youngstown, Warren
“I never considered that an underlying condition was hampering my ability to handle the stress. I thought, this is just how life is. ”

Living at the Speed of Life

“I’m back!” That was the phrase I’d said to myself starting in middle school when my malaise lifted and a cycle of joy came around. I seemed to live in a world moving in slow motion. It was only when “I was back” that I returned to normal life speed. This slow-to-normal oscillation went on well into my thirties. But I had no idea I was depressed.

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New Podcast: CBT With Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents

9/24/2013

Dr. Reinecke addresses adolescent suicide, what family and friends can do to prevent it, as well as effective treatment strategies for depressed adolescents. Listen now.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy With Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents

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Mark Reinecke, PhD, ABPP, ACT
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chief, Division of Psychology
Northwestern University

Dr. Reinecke addresses adolescent suicide, what family and friends can do to prevent it, as well as effective treatment strategies for depressed adolescents.

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“Worried Sick: Living With Anxiety”

9/30/2013

Kids around the country share their stories of struggling with and managing their anxiety disorders in this special Nick News With Linda Ellerbee. Watch it here.

Study of Treatment Nonresponders with Anxiety Disorders and Depression

Do you suffer from anxiety or depression? Have you not responded to treatment? If so, and you are between the ages of 18 and 70, you may be eligible to participate in a research study to assess reasons for nonresponse at the Weill Cornell Medical College-New York Presbyterian Hospital. Through this study, you may qualify for a three-month course of twice-weekly psychotherapy at no cost to you. Patients who have not responded to at least one credible trial of medication or psychotherapy will be evaluated for degree of depression, anxiety, psychosocial function, and neuroendocrine markers.

Organization: 
Weill Cornell Medical College-New York Presbyterian Hospital
Principal Investigator: 
Barbara Milrod, MD; 212-746-5868
Eligibility Criteria: 

Patients between the ages of 18 and 70, if they have an anxiety disorder or depression that has not responded to at least one treatment intervention.

Exclusion Criteria: 

Patients who have substance dependence, bipolar disorder, or psychosis.

Contact: 
Barbara Milrod, MD; 212-746-5868
Location: 
Weill Cornell Medical College-New York Presbyterian Hospital
State: 
New York

New Podcast: Understanding Anxiety in Children

8/1/2013

Dr. Jenny Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment. Listen here.

Postpartum Depression

Following childbirth, about 10 to15 percent of all women experience postpartum depression, or PPD, which is depression associated with the aftermath of pregnancy. About 30 to 70 percent experience symptoms for one year or even longer. Most women with postpartum depression are diagnosed with minor depression, but 4 to 5 percent meet the criteria for major depression. Read more about depression.

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7/1/2013

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C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Helping the Families of Those Who Refuse Treatment

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C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Founder and Director, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute Anxiety Disorders Center

Professor, Community and Family Medicine, St. Louis University

Author and coauthor of more than 80 publications about anxiety disorders and related topics

Dr. Pollard explains a strategy that teaches family members to shape treatment-seeking behavior in someone with an anxiety disorder.

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