Pediatric Depression

Dr. Deborah Serani
Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest: Dr. Deborah Serani
Guest Bio: Dr. Deborah Serani is an expert in depression, specializing in its treatment and living successfully with the disorder since childhood. She is a licensed psychologist in practice over twenty years, an associate professor at Adelphi University, and author of the award-winning book “Living with Depression” and “Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers”. With interviews in Psychology Today, The Associated Press, Newsday, The Chicago Tribune, Scientific American Mind, CNN, WPIX and Ebru News and affiliate radio programs at CBS and NPR, just to name a few, Dr. Serani is a go-to media expert and a ShareCare Expert for Dr. O. Additionally, Dr. Serani has worked as a technical advisor for the NBC television show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Segment Overview
Dr. Deborah Serani discusses Pediatric Depression and how it can affect children of any age group. She also touches on what to look for in a child’s behavior when depression is suspected.


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Neal Howard: Hello. You’re listening to Health Professional Radio. Thank you so much for listening with us today. I’m your host, Neal Howard. We hear a lot in the news about different childhood illnesses, from ADHD to childhood obesity, and everything in between. Our guest in studio today is Dr. Deborah Serani. She’s an expert in childhood depression, specialising in its treatment and also living successfully with this disorder since she was a child.

She’s also a licensed psychologist, been in practice for over 20 years. She’s associate professor at Adelphi University and author of the award-winning books Living With Depression and Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers. How are you doing today, Doctor?

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