The Child Psychiatry Research Committee is sponsoring a Child Psychiatry Research Seminar. This seminar is open to all staff and students. The seminar will be informal and encourage active audience participation and discussion.
“Depression in Children and Adolescents: Clinical Wisdom from Treatment and Prevention Studies”
Presenter:Benedetto Vitiello, M.D.
Treatment and Preventive Interventions Research Branch
National Institute of Mental Health; Bethesda, Maryland
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins University; Baltimore, Maryland
Objectives: The objectives of this session, the participant will learn:
To understand the state-of-the-science of depressive disorders during development including risk factors, prevalence and outcome.
To learn about effective treatment for children and adolescents with depression.
To learn about the safety of the available antidepressant interventions for youths.