Antidepressant Medications

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Jesse Fann, MD, discusses antidepressant medications.

Abstract: Speaker provides information on what antidepressants are, what they do, and how they affect the body. He talks about the negative images people and the media have about antidepressants, stigma, the difference in treatment between people with brain injury and without, reasons patients don't want to take antidepressants, and the importance of patients and their families to be involved in the decision-making and treatment options process to decide the best approaches for dealing with depression. Run time: 2 minutes 44 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: ATTITUDES, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BRAIN INJURIES, DEPRESSION, DRUGS, MEDICAL RESEARCH, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MENTAL HEALTH, PHARMACOLOGY, PSYCHOTHERAPY, SECONDARY CONDITIONS.

NARIC Accession Number: O19981. What's this?
Author(s): Fann, Jesse.
Project Number: H133A110004.
Publisher(s): Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC), American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20007; 202/403-6929.