“Anti-depressants: remedy or goldmine?” (Tuesday 29 September in Amsterdam)

Professor Robert DeRubeis on “Anti-depressants: remedy or goldmine?”
Tuesday 29 September, from 17.00 until 20.00
Where: Amsterdamse Academische Club (AAC), Oudezijds Achterburgwal 235, 1012 DL Amsterdam
17.00 – open for drinks at the bar (cash bar)
18.00 – 19.15 Lecture
19.15 – 20.00 Buffet dinner (optional)*
Sales of anti-depressants have grown explosively during the past few decades. More than 800.000 people in the Netherlands, and more than 25 million in the U.S. take anti-depressants. Do they really work, or is this just a goldmine for the pharmaceutical industry?
About the speaker
Robert J. DeRubeis is the Samuel H. Preston Term Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the University of Amsterdam’s Révész Chair (2015-2016) in the Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences, as well as Visiting Professor at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam. His primary research area is causes and treatments of mood disorders. See the following article published in the Volkskrant
DeRubeis received his BA in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. See more details of his publications
There is no cost to attend the lecture. Drinks can be purchased at the bar. An optional buffet dinner is available following the lecture (cost: €15 per person).
If you wish to attend, please register before Sunday 27 September via the AAC website and send an e-mail to info@ivycircle.nl with your name, school affiliation and number of guests.
*Please also indicate whether you wish to join the optional buffet dinner. 

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