Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation:
Is Cognitive Therapy Enduring or Are Antidepressant Medications Iatrogenic?

Steven D. Hollon, PhD
Gretrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology
Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology & Human Development
Vanderbilt University


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize that patients treated to remission with cognitive therapy will be only half as likely to relapse following treatment termination as patients treated to remission with antidepressant medications
  • Be conversant with the arguments on both sides as to whether cognitive therapy has an enduring effect or antidepressant medications prolong the underlying episode


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Building 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 8:30am to 9:30am

HSW-301 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143