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100 Questions & Answers About Depression, Second Edition

Author(s): Ava T. Albrecht, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychology, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital, New York City, New York, Service Chief, Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan, Connecticut
Charles Herrick, MD, New York Medical College and Danbury Hospital, Valhalla, New York, Department of Psychiatry, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763777593
  • Paperback    212 pages      © 2011
Price: $21.95 US List
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Approximately 35 to 40 million Americans will deal with depression at some point in their lives. 100 Questions & Answers About Depression, Second Edition provides practical, authoritative answers to key questions about depression. Written in an easy-to-understand style by two prominent psychiatrists, Drs. Ava T. Albrecht and Charles Herrick, this unique guide presents comprehensive information on causes of depression, treatment options, and coping techniques. This completely revised book includes essential new topics on risk factors associated with depression, brain therapies, physiological drug dependence, and more! The only book to feature both patient and doctor views, this invaluable resource has the tools you need to understand and deal with this debilitating condition.

Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Diagnosis
Part  3  Risk/Prevention/Epidemiology
Part  4  Treatment
Part  5  Associated Conditions
Part  6  Special Populations
Part  7  Surviving

Ava T. Albrecht, MD-Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychology, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital, New York City, New York, Service Chief, Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan, Connecticut

Ava T. Albrecht, MD, is a graduate of Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. She completed her psychiatric residency training in general psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine. She served as Associate Director of the Adolescent Day Hospital at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City for 8 years prior to taking on her current position as Service Chief of Adolescent Inpatient Services at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. Her past clinical experience includes working in emergency psychiatry as an attending physician in the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program at Bellevue Hospital Center. She as also worked with developmentally disabled youth as a staff psychiatrist in an outpatient clinic setting for the Young Adult Institute/Premier HealthCare. Dr. Albrecht currently maintains a private practice in New York City and New Canaan, Connecticut where she evaluates and treats children, adolescents, and adults, many of whom suffer from depression. With hobbies that include writing and reading, she has both authored and co-authored chapters in books for mental health professionals. This is Dr. Albrecht’s fourth publication in this series, previously co-authoring 100 Questions & Answers About Depression, First Edition, 100 Questions & Answers About Bipolar Disorder, and authoring most recently 100 Questions & Answers About Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
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Charles Herrick, MD-New York Medical College and Danbury Hospital, Valhalla, New York, Department of Psychiatry, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut

Dr. Charles Herrick graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in general psychiatry at Tufts, New England Medical Center Hospitals and in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Herrick presently serves as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT.   He is a member of the faculty at New York Medical College as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry where his duties include teaching medical students and psychiatry residents. Dr. Herrick’s clinical experience has been diverse in terms of patient population, practice setting and geographic location. He has served as an outpatient staff psychiatrist in a managed care setting at Kaiser Permanente Hospital, South San Francisco. He also was an attending psychiatrist at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx where his duties pertained to inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room psychiatry and concurrently held a faculty appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has overseen various programs throughout Danbury Hospital, including consultation services, Crisis Intervention Services, Inpatient Services, and Chemical Dependency Services. He has lectured on a variety of psychiatric topics to both medical audiences and the general public. Dr. Herrick divides his time between teaching, seeing patients, and administration.

 

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