NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012
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(New York: Anne Thompson) The scientific debate over whether to classify grief as a mental disorder that can be treated with medication examined; details given of the fear over an increase in the use of anti-depressants. [Columbia University Dr. Katherine SHEAR- says it is so clinicians can consider whether to treat depression in someone who's bereaved.] [New York University Dr. Jerome WAKEFIELD- says it would become a target for drug development.] [Cancer patient’s mother Andrea RIEGER- comments on her sadness over her daughter’s death.]
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