Stanford Study – Mood Disorders in Youth Taking Antidepressents

Stanford’s  Pediatric Emotional an Resilience Lab (PEARL) is currently seeking youth ages 12-17 years who experience anxiety and/or depression and have family members living with serious mood symptoms to participate in the Arousal Induced Medication Study (AIMS).  Antidepressants are commonly prescribed medications used by American youth today to treat a variety of childhood onset psychiatric…

Stanford Teen Brain Study

Ever Wonder What Your Teenager’s Brain Looks Like?  Stanford’s Pediatric Emotion And Resilience Lab (PEARL) is looking for health teens ages 12-17 and parents to contribute to science.  Eligible teens will be paid $100 for participation.  Contact Kayla at 650-497-4668 or thepearllab@stanford.edu.   For more information, see brochure.

Mental health challenges are a growing concern for employers worldwide.

Executive Summary The Problem Mental health challenges are a growing concern for employers worldwide. Increasing Prevalence Global rates of depression and anxiety have increased 15 percent to 20 percent during the last decade.1 Rising Costs The World Economic Forum projects that mental health disorders will cost nations $16.3 trillion between 2011 and 2030, which represents…