Evidence-Based Treatment of Depression in Adolescents
John F. Curry, Ph.D., ABPP
In this overview, Dr. John Curry provides a description of the components common to evidence-based treatments for depression in adolescents. He also describes the acute and long-term effects of treatment for depression, and lastly, he provides an overview of the results from the largest clinical trials of youth depression.
John Curry, Ph.D., ABPP is a Professor and the Director of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Curry earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Catholic University of America in 1978. His research interests include the investigation of cognitive-behavioral interventions, alone, and in combination with medication for adolescent depression, anxiety, and substance use. He is also an investigator in one of the largest clinical trials of adolescent depression, the Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS).