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Unformatted text preview: Recent findings have shown that cognitive intervention therapy is essential if we hope to help students already suffering from depression. Students receiving cognitive intervention therapy would find a more positive way of coping with their academic and life struggles through a combination of standard anti-depressants and multiple one-on-one therapy sessions as opposed to receiving just one or the other. A 2002 study shows those treated with the therapy were 50 percent less likely to attempt suicide 18 months later then patients undergoing alternative treatment. Understanding the importance of reducing suicide on American college campuses I hope that this research will be taken into consideration in the future. SOURCE: Journal of the American Medical Association, 2005;294:563-570 SOURCE: American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2001; 245-515...
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- Spring '08