Substance Abuse

Q. May I drink alcohol while taking antidepressants? There are a number of problems with the mixture of alcohol and antidepressants. First, antidepressants may make you especially susceptible to the intoxicating effects of alcohol. Second, …

Prozac

Q. What about the rumors and studies that Prozac causes suicide and/or acts of violence? A link between Prozac and violence has not been proven. Prozac is an anti-depressant known to cause problems such as …

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 …

Internet Resources

Β 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 …

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 …

Resources

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Current Projects

Wish to participate in projects that are currently recruiting? Click here Early Life Stress, Puberty, and Neural Trajectories (ELS)Early life stress is a significant risk factor for the development of psychiatric symptoms that cut across …