News

Welcome visiting scholar, Dr. Anthony Gifuni! Congratulations to Psychiatry instructor and former SNAP Lab Post Doc, Dr. Tiffany Ho for her new position as Assistant Professor at UCSF! Congratulations to SNAP Lab Research Coordinators Amar, …

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 …

Symptoms of Depression

What are the typical symptoms of depression? A depressive disorder is a “whole-body” illness, involving your body, mood, and thoughts. It affects the way you eat and sleep, the way you feel about yourself, and …

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 …

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 …