Depression

This is our home page for depression. Below will be linked all the major documents for this unit of study however be sure to check the “IB Psych Posts” page for the latest news and activities!!

The issue with Etiology

Read the NYtimes well blog post below discussing the difficulty in treating depression lies in our lack of a comprehensive understanding of its etiology:

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/23/a-new-focus-on-depression/?_r=0

Intro Activity to Depression–Designed to facilitate your understand of depression and its etiology:

Understanding Depression

Mark TITUS on Depression:

http://www.reddit.com/r/CollegeBasketball/comments/2yx0bd/im_mark_titus_ama/cper4g7?context=10000

Links Re: Alternative Treatments to Depression…Prozac is out, sleep therapy is in!

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/19/health/treating-insomnia-to-heal-depression.html?_r=2&

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/23/a-new-focus-on-depression/

How Prozac become so popular and a commentary on its overuse/prescription: 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/us/selling-prozac-as-the-life-enhancing-cure-for-mental-woes.html?src=recg

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/17/the-antidepressant-generation/

Below is an excellent primer (stated by world’s foremost experts) on depression including Etiology, Symptoms, and Treatment:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/takeonestep/depression/ask_an_expert.html

 Treatment Review:

Treatment Review Depression

Study Guide to Studies Linked Below!:

A Study Guide to Studies

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