David Brent, MD
Dr. Brent has developed a program of research on the epidemiology of suicide, including studies of family genetics, the effects of suicide on family and friends, and psychotherapy for adolescents who have attempted suicide.
- Academic Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
- Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- Director, Services for Teens at Risk
- MD, 1974, Jefferson Medical College
- Brent, D. (2004). The rewards of reducing risk. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 158, 824-825.
- Brent, D. A. (2004). Antidepressants and pediatric depression: The risk of doing nothing. New England Journal of Medicine, 351, 1598-1561.
- Brent, D. A., Oquendo, M. A., Birmaher, B., Greenhill, L., Kolko, D., Stanley, B., et al. (2003). Peripubertal suicide attempts in offspring of suicide attempters with siblings concordant for suicidal behavior. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 1486-1493.
- Brent, D. A., Oquendo, M. A., Birmaher, B., Greenhill, L., Kolko, D. J., Stanley, B., et al. (2002). Familial pathways to early-onset suicide attempts: A high-risk study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 59, 801-807.
- Brent, D. A., Holder, D., Kolko D., Birmaher, B., Baugher, M., Roth, C., & Johnson, B. (1997). A clinical psychotherapy trial for adolescent depression comparing cognitive, family, and supportive treatments. Archives of General Psychiatry, 54, 877-885.
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