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Major Depression: Medication and Non-Medication Pathways to Getting Better

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Columbia Psychiatry NYSPI

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J. John Mann, MD, PhD, Director of Research and Director of Molecular Imaging and the Neuropathology Division at the New York State Psychiatric Institute

Jeffrey Miller, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

This talk will discuss 

What is depressive illness and how does it differ from disappointment and normal sadness.

When does it require treatment, and When is psychotherapy alone best

When is medication useful

How effective is psychotherapy and are there any drawbacks

How effective are medications and what are the pros and cons of medication

Why do medications and psychotherapy take so long to work

Ketamine and new fast acting antidepressants

Contact information for Molecular Imaging Department, please click here http://columbiapsychiatry.org/research/Molecular-Imaging-Neuropathology

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