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Medicine: Teens and Depression #857660

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 18, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) A medical report on the benefits of antidepressants for some teenagers examined; details given about the recent FDA "black box" warnings; statistics on the low risk of increased suicidal thoughts among children on antidepressants cited. [Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Timothy WILENS†- cites the significance of the findings on these medications.] [Duke University Medical Center Dr. John MARCH†- says many mentally ill teens were not given treatment.] [13-year-old Amber JOHNSON, mother Tammy JOHNSON - talk about the difference the medication makes.]

Gibson, Charles;
McKenzie, John

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