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ERIC Number: EJ608629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0743-5584
Frequency, Comorbidity, and Psychosocial Impairment of Depressive Disorders in Adolescents.
Essau, Cecilia A.; Conradt, Judith; Petermann, Franz
Journal of Adolescent Research, v15 n4 p470-81 Jul 2000
Estimated the frequency, comorbidity, and psychosocial impairment of depressive disorders from survey of 1,035 German 12- to 17-year-olds. Found that 17.9 percent met the lifetime criteria for depressive disorders, according to DSM-IV criteria; criteria were higher in females than in males. Rates for all disorders increased with age, with increases more prominent in females than in males. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Germany