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A Dartmouth Physician Discusses Depression and Suicide

Two recent deaths—that of actor Robin Williams on August 11 and of Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna, on July 27—have drawn attention to the link between depression and suicide. Paul Holtzheimer, MED ’99, is an associate professor of psychiatry and surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine, where he also serves as medical director of the Mood Disorders Service. His clinical and research efforts focus on treatment-resistant mood disorders, brain imaging, and brain stimulation therapies. Holtzheimer spoke with Dartmouth Now about depression and suicide.

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Date: 12 Aug 2014