Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS)
The NIMH-funded Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS) is a multi-site clinical research study examining the short- and long-term effectiveness of an antidepressant medication and psychotherapy alone and in combination for treating depression in adolescents ages 12 to 17. This page provides information about the study.
Questions and Answers
News about TADS
- Press Release (Aug 17, 2004): Combination Treatment Most Effective in Adolescents with Depression
- Limited Access Dataset from TADS
Surgeon General Reports
- “Children and Mental Health” — Chapter Three from Mental Health: Report of the Surgeon General