Mar. 29, 2018—Jonathan Becker, DO, the medical director overseeing Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital’s electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) program, spends a fair amount of time explaining to patients what electroconvulsive therapy is not.
Sep. 27, 2017—Oct. 5 is National Depression Screening Day, which serves as a reminder that clinical depression is a common medical illness affecting more than 20 million American adults each year. Like screenings for other illnesses, depression screenings should be a routine part of health care.
Jan. 13, 2017—If you care for parents or elders and are concerned they may be dealing with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues, you’ll want to attend January’s Boomers, Elders & More session.
Oct. 13, 2015—A new study finds that a cognitive-behavioral prevention program yielded sustained positive effects for youth at risk for depression.
Oct. 7, 2015—National Depression Screening Day is Oct. 8. Held during Mental Illness Awareness Week each October, it serves as a reminder that clinical depression is a common medical illness affecting more than 20 million American adults each year.
Sep. 30, 2015—New analysis shows that the scientific literature paints an overly rosy picture of the efficacy of psychotherapy for depression comparable to the bias previously found in reports of treatments with antidepressant drugs.