This video focuses on using motivational interviewing techniques to identify and address depression.
In the case demonstrated, a 15-year-old boy presents for a yearly physical. During the visit, he mentions feeling tired and having trouble getting up in the morning. When he is not in school, he stays alone in his room and no longer spends time with his friends.
The video is hosted by Nerissa Bauer, MD, MPH, FAAP, Indiana University School of Medicine.
The doctor in the demonstration is portrayed by Gerri L. Mattson, MD, MSPH, FAAP, Wake County Health Department.
All patients and parents in the demonstrations are portrayed by actors.