Educational Resources: Depression

Information and Resources

Research and Scholarly Articles

Presentations, Videos, & Teachings

Depression, National Institute of Mental Health:
Information about depression, including its causes, signs & symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatments.  Includes information about clinical trials and living with someone that is depressed.

Depression, Mayo Clinic: Definition, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Causes, Treatments, etc.

Depression on MentalHelp.Net: information and resources on Depressive Disorders.

Also, see Mood Disorders Resource Page, MHAP

Johnstone et al. (2007), Failure to Regulate: Counterproductive Recruitment of Top Down Prefrontal-Subcortical Circuitry in Major Depression; The Journal of Neuroscience, August 15, 2007 • 27(33):8877– 8884 • 8877

Systematic Review Library of NREPP
Includes systematic reviews of research on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Boosting depression-causing mechanisms in brain increases resilience, surprisingly, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Apr. 17, 2014.

Community-based Treatments Offset Depression Disparities
Research findings of a large study involving 1,108 depressed patients discussed in a video format. RAND press release of this research

Zbozinek, Tomislav D. et al. (2012), Diagnostic Overlap of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder in a Primary Care Sample, Depression and Anxiety, v. 29, no. 12, Dec. 2012, p. 1065-1071

Campbell-Sills, Laura et al. (2012), Effects of Co-Occurring Depression on Treatment for Anxiety Disorders: Analysis of Outcomes from a Large primary Care Effectiveness Trial, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, v. 73, no. 12, Dec. 2012, p. 1509-1516.

Hunter, Sarah B. et al. (2012), The Moderating Effect of Group Cognitive-behavioral Therapy for Depression Among Substance Users, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, v. 26, no. 4, Dec. 21012, p. 906-916.

Hunter, Sarah B. et al. (2012), Treating Depression and Substance Use: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Vol. 43, no. 2, Sept. 2012, p. 137-151.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression and Anxiety Disorders: Systematic Review Library, NREPP

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression: Basic Concepts (DVD) by Kimberly A. Hepner, Stephanie Woo, Kenneth R. Weingardt, Geoffrey M. Curran.  Cost is $11.96.

Brené Brown on “Listening to Shame” (a TED talk)

Introduction to BRIGHT: A Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression in Clients with Alcohol and Substance Use Problems (set of 5 DVDs) by Kimberly A. Hepner, Stephanie Woo, Kenneth R. Wingardt, Geoffrey M. Curran. Cost for DVDs is $39.36.

Mike Wallace on Depression, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Open.Michigan Education (M2 Curriculum): Psychiatry Curriculum covering a range of topics: psychiatric classification, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality and personality disorders, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, suicide, psychotropic medications, substance abuse, psychotherapy, mental status exam, etc.

The Truth about Depression, a BBC production, Full Documentary, 2013 (about an hour in length)

We Need to Talk about Depresion: Darryl Neher, a TEDx Talk

Liberating the Mind from Unhappiness, Sylvia Boorstin, LCSW, PhD, a presentation at the FACES Conference, Seattle, 2009

Experts in Emotion Interview with Dr. Jutta Joormann, Depression and Emotion in Adults, YaleCourses


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