Dr. William Marchand, board-certified academic psychiatrist and neuroscientist joins eHealth Radio to talk about treatment options for depression and bipolar disorder. He is currently Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Utah and also holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Psychology.
Listen to interview [audio player below] with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. William Marchand discuss the following:
- Recent studies have found that 30-40% of people suffering from mood disorders don’t receive any type of treatment. Why do so many people go without help?
- What are the basic differences between depression and bipolar disorder?
- Are mood disorders curable?
- Your book is very hands-on with many interactive, workbook features. How does this approach aid readers?
- What are some of the treatment options for depression and bipolar disorder? What are the potential benefits of combining approaches (i.e. medication and other biological treatments, psychotherapy and complementary approaches such as diet, exercise and mindfulness exercises)?
TIP: Those suffering from mood disorders can expect to get well. Sometimes it takes a little time, but almost everyone with a mood disorder can get better and stay well for life. Depression and Bipolar Disorder: Your Guide to Recovery provides information, guidance, and specific strategies to help readers achieve full recovery.
William Marchand, MD is a board-certified academic psychiatrist and neuroscientist. He is currently Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Clinical) at the University of Utah and also holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Psychology. After a number of years of treating mood disorders in clinical settings, he decided to focus his efforts on research into the neurobiology of mood and anxiety disorders as well as education or mental health providers and the general public.
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