DEPRESSION: Out of the Shadows
Take One Step: A PBS Health Campaign
DEPRESSION: Out of the Shadows + TAKE ONE STEP: Caring for Depression, with Jane Pauley  

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Depression is a multi-faceted disease that each individual experiences in a highly personalized way. However, universal questions exist, and should be asked. Click on these questions to watch video answers from doctors and researchers dedicated to understanding and treating depression.


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Depression in Youth

Depression in Elders

Depression in the World

Depression Treatments

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Meet the Experts

Dr. Richard Friedman

Dr. Richard Friedman is a professor of clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and a frequent contributor to The New York Times "Science Times."

Dr. Thomas Insel

Dr. Thomas Insel is Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Dr. Husseini K. Manji

Dr. Husseini K. Manji is a Senior Investigator at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Dr. Helen Mayberg

Dr. Helen Mayberg is a neuroscientist at Emory University specializing in depression pathophysiology and treatment.

Dr. William McDonald

Dr. William McDonald is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, and the Director of the Fuqua Center, all located within Emory University.

Dr. Charles Nemeroff

Dr. Charles Nemeroff is chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Susan Nolen-Hoeksema

Dr. Susan Nolen-Hoeksema is a Professor at the Yale University Department of Psychology.

Dr. Myrna Weissman

Dr. Myrna Weissman is a Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons and the School of Public Health at Columbia University and Chief of the Department in Clinical-Genetic Epidemiology at New York State Psychiatric institute.

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