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Treating Anxiety and Depression in the Transitional Years (Ages 18-25)

Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
and
Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders
Columbia University Medical Center

Co-Clinical Director, Youth Anxiety Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Albano describes the so-called transitional years, or emerging adults ages 18 to 25, and what makes this a unique group when it comes to treating anxiety, OCD, and depression.

A Clinical Research Study for Treatment of Treatment-Resistant Depression

Eligibility Criteria

Men and women:

  • Between the ages 18 and 65
  • Who have provided consent prior to any specific procedure
  • Diagnosed with major depressive disorder
  • Currently taking an antidepressant

 

State
California

The purpose of this study is to test the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of an investigational study medication in patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder and are currently taking an antidepressant.