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Depression on College Campuses 2014

The Science of Resilience: Implications for Prevention and Treatment of Depression in College Students

 

Steven M Southwick, MD, Glenn H. Greenberg Professor of Psychiatry, PTSD and Resilience, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Child Study Center

This lecture will focus on the emerging science of resilience to stress and how this science can inform efforts to treat and possibly prevent depression in college students. Topics will include genetic, developmental, psychological, social, and neurobiological factors associated with resilience. Finally, strategies and approaches to enhance resilience will be described.