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What is Depression in Adolescents- & how best to treat it

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Columbia Psychiatry NYSPI

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The speakers are Laura Mufson, PhD Director of Clinical Psychology at NY State Psychiatric Institute and Associate Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center.  

Moira Rynn, MD. Director of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatric Anxiety and mood disorders research clinic at the NY State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia Uiversity Medical Center.  

They will be discussing what depression looks like in adolescent and child patient populations. They will present on symptoms, diagnostic criteria, as well as treatment options including medication and psychosocial treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy.

For more information on treatment for depression and our clinical programs for children and adolescents, please visit our website http://columbiapsychiatry.org/pamcc or call us at 646 774-5793

To listen to any of our previous episodes on topics such as substance abuse or using brain imaging to treat mental illness go to blogtalkradio.com/columbiapsychiatrynyspi