ERIC Number: EJ532025
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Symptoms of Affective Disorder in Pre-adolescent vs. Adolescent Inpatients.
Borchardt, Carrie M.; Meller, William H.
Journal of Adolescence, v19 n2 p155-61 Apr 1996
Compares symptoms between depressed inpatient preadolescents and adolescents. One hundred and eight hospital records were reviewed with a structured format and were assigned Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III-R) diagnoses. Twenty-two preadolescents and 34 adolescents had symptoms documented that satisfied criteria for major depression. These two groups were compared on demographic and symptom variables. Discusses findings. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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