Guest Host: Steve Roberts

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. John Walkup associate professor of child psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center
  • Dr. David Fassler clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Vermont and author of "Help Me, I'm Sad"
  • Dr. Thomas Insel director of the National Institute of Mental Health/NIH

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