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ERIC Number: EJ852180
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Subthreshold Depressive Disorder in Adolescents: Predictors of Escalation to Full-Syndrome
Klein, Daniel N.; Shankman, Stewart A.; Lewinsohn, Peter M.; Seeley, John R.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n7 p703 Jul 2009
The risk for the onset of full-syndrome depressive disorders from the subtreshold depressive disorder in adolescents is found to be at 67 percent. The variables that predict the progression to the full onset are: severity of depressive symptoms, medical conditions/ symptoms, history of suicidal ideation, history of anxiety disorder, and familial loading for depression.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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