June 12th, 2014
Episode 5 of 478 episodes
Today on Big Ideas we look at early signs of anxiety and depression in teenagers. Latest neuroimaging techniques help detect what changes in the brain precede the outset of mental health problems. A quarter of 16-24 year-olds experience a mental health disorder – that’s the highest rate of any age group. Identifying vulnerability to anxiety and depression in adolescence is critical for shaping early intervention.