ERIC Number: EJ612632
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Depression in Adolescent Girls: Emerging Themes from the Research Literature.
Snow, Stephanie T.; Hoffman, Catherine C.; Kendziora, Kimberly T.; Quinn, Mary M.
Reaching Today's Youth: The Community Circle of Caring Journal, v4 n1 p21-24 Fall 1999
Girls with externalizing problems are especially vulnerable to depression in adolescence due to onset of puberty, increased social pressure, and the gender paradox of comorbidity. Families, educators, and practitioners can help address depression, a common underlying symptom of emotional problems in girls, through awareness, identification, and intervention. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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