Research Changing Methods of Treating Depression

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Depression is one of the big challenges for psychiatry. Diagnosis can be difficult, and new research suggests many people diagnosed as depressed may instead be reacting to stress. Guests discuss how to treat clinical depression and new research on the treatment for the mood swings of bipolar disorder.

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Dr. David Miklowitz professor of psychology and psychiatry at University of Colorado; author of the Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide

Joanne Silberner, NPR health policy correspondent

Darrell A. Regier, M.D. MPH director of research, American Psychiatric Association

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