In Conversation... Mood Disorders with Dr. Gordana Milavić

Jan 10, 2020, 10:07 AM

The two discuss how conceptions of mood disorders have changed throughout Gordana's career, shockingly Gordana mentions whilst in training it was thought that children were unable to get depressed. As a pioneer, involved in setting up the mood disorder clinic in the Maudsley Hospital, developing a specialist service for treating depressive disorders and bipolar disorders in children Gordana highlights how conceptions have changed. They continue to discuss the increase of prevalence and causes, the role of medication, it's limitations and concerns and differentiating between a quiet child and a depressed child.