ERIC Number: EJ828902
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Predicting Female Depression across Puberty: A Two-Nation Longitudinal Study
Patton, George C.; Olsson, Craig; Bond, Lyndal; Toumbourou, John W.; Carlin, John B.; Hemphill, Sheryl A.; Catalano, Richard F.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n12 p1424 Dec 2008
The connection between pubertal stage and the development and depressive symptoms among females is investigated. Findings reveal that advancing pubertal stage presents greater risks for the beginning and persistence of depressive symptoms among females. The impacts of social adversity on the persistence of symptoms for female depression.
Descriptors: Females, Persistence, Puberty, Depression (Psychology), Predictor Variables, Longitudinal Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Developmental Stages, Social Influences, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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