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Why Depression Still Mystifies Us
An Interview with J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., M.D.
It isn’t time to declare victory over depression, warns psychiatrist J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr. Despite effective medications, depression is still America’s most under-treated disorder and our #1 cause of disability, with complex, often baffling connections to anxiety, suicide, heart disease, alcohol abuse, genetics, gender differences, and creativity. The answers can come only from an adequate investment in the application of brain science’s most powerful tools—genetics, brain imaging, and neuropharmacology—says Dr. DePaulo.