Video on Treating Difficult Depression

Depression is one of the most common and treatable of all mental illnesses. There are many different types of treatments for depression. The best treatment for depression is the one that works for you. What it really takes to effectively treat depression and manage your depression symptoms is a comprehensive plan. Dr. Fieve was our guest on the HealthyPlace Mental Health TV Show, and he talked about his experience in treating depression.

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About our guest on the video on Treating Difficult Depression: Dr. Fieve

Dr. Ronald Fieve on Treating Difficult DepressionDr. Fieve is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. He is internationally known as the psychopharmacologist who pioneered the use of lithium in the United States to treat bipolar disorder. He has published close to 300 scientific papers and is the author of the bestselling book Moodswing, Prozac, Bipolar II, and the recently published Bipolar Breakthrough.

Dr. Fieve holds private practice in New York City at the Fieve's Depression Center. He specializes in the treatment of Mood Disorders including Clinical Depression, Bipolar I and II Disorders (also known as Manic Depression), and General Anxiety Disorders. He also specializes in the differential diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

His primary goal is to combine compassion with excellent clinical skills and extensive up-to-date knowledge on treatments. His practice philosophy is that your psychiatric needs are effectively addressed, in a warm and confidential environment and that you are provided with clear and comprehensive information about your treatment options.

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Tracy, N. (2011, January 31). Video on Treating Difficult Depression, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 14 from

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