Treating Depressed Children

Guest Host:

Steve Roberts
Treating Depressed Children

A new study on using antidepressant drugs to treat adolescents shows that talk therapy combined with the drug works better than the drug alone or a placebo. Steve Roberts and guests talk about the study and other new information about...

A new study on using antidepressant drugs to treat adolescents shows that talk therapy combined with the drug works better than the drug alone or a placebo. Steve Roberts and guests talk about the study and other new information about depression in people under 18, and how best to treat it.

Guests

Dr. Thomas Insel

director of the National Institute of Mental Health/NIH

Dr. David Fassler

clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Vermont and author of "Help Me, I'm Sad"

Dr. John Walkup

associate professor of child psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center

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