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Katherine L. Wisner, M.D.
September 28, 2011

“It’s the same rate of occurrence in boys and girls until puberty, when in puberty the risk for depression in women goes up dramatically, to about twice that of men and stays there …”


Video from March, 2010 - filmed at the 7th Annual Palm Beach Symposium

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Katherine L Wisner, M.D.
1998 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee
Norman and Helen Asher Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

TAGS: Depression
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