Mood Disorders and Their Treatment

 

Current Studies:

  • Treatment of Youth Comorbid Conduct Problems and Depression (NIMH) 
    The purpose of this grant is to develop and preliminarily test a CBT protocol that can be used with children and adolescents with comorbid conduct problems and depression. The protocol includes strategies to address both disorders simultaneously.
    Principal Investigators: Jennifer Wolff, PhD, Anthony Spirito, PhD

  • Integrated Treatment for Comorbid Depression and Obesity in Adolescents (NIMH) 
    The purpose of this grant is to develop and preliminarily test a CBT protocol that can be used with overweight, depressed adolescents. The protocol includes strategies to address depression and diet in combination with a supervised exercise program.
    Principal Investigators: Elissa Jelalian, PhD, Anthony Spirito, PhD

  • Mental health Intervention for Teens Coping with Parental Military Deployment (NIMH)
    The purpose of this grant is to develop a manualized intervention protocol for adolescents experiencing mental health problems associated with a parent's deployment.
    Principal Investigator: Anthony Spirito, PhD

  • Midcareer Mentoring Award: Community Treatment of Teen Suicidal Crises (NIMH)
    This is a study of how adolescent suicide attempters with comorbid substance use disorders are treated in the community.
    Principal Investigator: Anthony Spirito, PhD