Medication

Q. Do certain drugs work best with certain depressive illnesses? What are the guidelines for choosing a drug? here are very few kinds of depression for which there are specific antidepressant treatments. When it comes …

Getting Help

Q. Where should a person go for help? If you think you might need help, see your internist or general practitioner and explain your situation. Sometimes an actual physical illness can cause depression-like symptoms so …

Internet Resources

 Q. What are some electronic resources on the internet related to depression? This list is a shortened version of one compiled and maintained by Sylvia Caras. It is posted periodically to ThisIsCrazy-L (see below for …

Jackie S. Kirshenbaum

Jackie is a fifth year graduate student in the SNAP Lab. Her broader research goal is to gain insight into the neural underpinnings of affective and cognitive functioning in depression. She currently uses resting-state fMRI …

Melissa Henry

Project Coordinator Melissa Henry graduated from the University of California at Davis in June of 2002. After graduating she spent four years as a post-graduate researcher studying neurodevelopmental disorders in children at UC Davis and …

Matthew Sacchet

Graduate Student Matthew Sacchet is a doctoral candidate in the Stanford Neurosciences Program where he primarily works with Professor Ian Gotlib. The objective of Matthew’s research is to understand neural properties of Major Depression and …