Moods and Attitudes: Treatment Options for Depression


Moods and Attitudes: Treatment Options for Depression – Life is full of emotional ups and downs. But when the “down” times are long lasting or interfere with your ability to function, you may be suffering from a common, serious illness—depression. What is depression and what causes it? Why are women more prone to depression during different life stages than men – teen years, adulthood, postpartum, menopause? In this program, Heather Hall, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF, explores traditional treatment options as well as the new thinking about alternative treatments. Series: “Women’s Health Today” [3/2007] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 11970]


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