Psychotherapy and Training Collective of New York

Depression Breakthrough:
Blood Test Predicts Correct Treatment


Submitted by:  Robin Halpern, LCSW, DCSW

Given the historical difficulty of finding the right medication to help with depression, this article discusses a useful tool in aiding psychopharmacologists with what has been primarily a process of 'trial and error'. It's hopeful that future prescriptions for anti-depressant medication will be tailor-made to an individual's genetic make-up, thus making the treatment process more expedient.