Wall Street Journal Article on Effectively Treating Depression in Children by Treating Mothers Lifts Up Two Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Grantees

Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal

A Wall Street Journal article highlights Foundation Grantee Madhukar Trivedi, M.D., and a study he co-authored showing that when a mother’s depression is successfully treated, her children get progressively better, too -- even a year after the treatment ends.

And the faster she responds to treatment, the faster her children do, as well. Foundation Grantee Myrna Weissman, Ph.D., also sighted in the article, is an epidemiologist who has long studied depression in families.

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