Teen Depression and Suicide
David Shaffer, F.R.C.P. (Lond), F.R.C.Psych (Lond)
Irving Philips Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute
David Shaffer, MD, a world-renowned child psychiatrist and expert on adolescent suicide, will present a comprehensive overview of what we know about the underlying causes of youth suicide and the early identification on an evidence-based mental health and suicide risk screening program, developed as a direct outgrowth of his research on adolescent suicide.
Dr. David Shaffer has been reimbursed for professional advice to counsel for Hoffman La Roche. He has also given advice without reimbursement to GSK, Pfizer and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Originally broadcast September 21, 2006