Depression

Combination treatment for depression

This post discusses the benefits of combining psychotherapy and antidepressant drug therapy for certain individuals with depression, and offers research-based theories on why this may be especially beneficial for certain people.

Are antidepressants effective?

This post takes a look at the most recent and most rigorous large-scale research study comparing antidepressant drugs with placebo in individuals with moderate-to-severe depression.

On depression

This post offers insights into clinical depression and what can be done to manage and reduce it.

Depression in adolescents

This brief guide for parents with a depressed adolescent discusses the phenomenon of clinical depression, how to evaluate its severity, how to assess and manage associated risk factors, and the treatment options that are available.