Depression Too Often Gets Deemed ‘Hard to Treat’ When Medication Falls Short

March 15, 2023


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Presented by The Conversation

There is an ongoing debate revolving around depression. Whether it is a social issue or a disease, no matter what side of the argument you stand on, all will agree that a 62% increase in yearly spending towards mental health care equates to a systemic change needing to occur. In an article from The Conversation, Elissa H. Patterson, a clinical assistant professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Michigan, and Jay Kayser, a Ph.D. Student in Social Work and Developmental Psychology at U-M outlines issues with depression treatments that only focus on medication.

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