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Key evidence gaps in the treatment of youth depression

Professor Peter Szatmari discusses child and youth depression and the way forward in treatment and prevention

Professor Szatmari discusses child and youth depression and the way forward in treatment and prevention. 16 October

Dr. Szatmari is Chief of the Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative between CAMH, the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto. He has worked in the field of child and youth psychiatry for over thirty years.

More recently, he has turned his attention to child and youth depression. The Cundill Centre is a research centre devoted to discovering better prevention and treatment methods for child and youth depression. He has been editor of several important journals in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry and has consulted to government agencies in Canada, the USA and the UK. He is the author of the book “A Mind Apart; Understanding Autism and Asperger Syndrome”.

The objectives of this presentation will be to provide a systematic review of available international Clinical Practice Guidelines for the treatment of adolescent depression, to identify the guidelines that have been developed with the highest degree of rigor, and to highlight important evidence gaps for the treatment of this population contained in these guidelines.

When: Monday 16th October 2017

Time: 11.30am-12.30pm

Where: Level 5 Lecture Theatre, Brain and Mind Centre (94 Mallett Street, Camperdown)

Cost: Free

RSVP: brainandmind.info@sydney.edu.au