“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.
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.
Mark Reinecke, PhD, ABPP, ACT
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chief, Division of Psychology
Dr. Reinecke addresses adolescent suicide, what family and friends can do to prevent it, as well as effective treatment strategies for depressed adolescents.Listen
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.
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.
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.
Patients who have substance dependence, bipolar disorder, or psychosis.
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.
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.
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.