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Adolesc Med. 1998 Jun;9(2):351-62, vii.

Depression in the adolescent patient.

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Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Abstract

Depression in adolescence is a major public health problem that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. A large number of clinically depressed adolescents still are unrecognized and untreated. This chapter provides pediatricians with useful guidelines for recognizing and managing adolescent depression in a primary care setting.

PMID:
10961241
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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