Is depression contagious? A fresh look at a debilitating condition

Is depression contagious? A fresh look at a debilitating condition

The incidence of depression is escalating throughout the world. So can depression be contagious? Is it part of our social make-up or a biological illness? Since prozac hit the market we’ve known that drug treatment has been widely used. What is its effectiveness and are there new treatments on the horizon? Dr. John O’Reardon, of the RowanSOM Department of Psychiatry and a leader in the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), joins a group of experts to discusses treatment options for depression.

Additional Details:

Date Published: Monday, January 12, 2015 - 10:30
Source URL: WHYY-FM Voices in the Family program